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Waste Management provides high quality refuse and recycling collection services to local residents and businesses. We are justifiably proud of taking care of our customers, while working to keep efficient operations and fair rates. We have worked well with our local communities to offer programs that meet and exceed state-mandated recycling requirements, and have been proactive in areas of waste reduction, recycling yard trimmings processing and conversion of diesel vehicles to alternate and less polluting fuels.

Waste Management of Nevada County
Grass Valley Ave., Grass Valley CA


Free Christmas Tree Recycling (click here to download information)
Unflocked trees without ornaments, lights or metal stands can be recycled at six locations:

Dec. 26 – Jan. 31

  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    950 Maidu, Nevada City– drop box at Cement Hill entrance
  • McCourtney Road Transfer Station
    14741 Wolf Mountain Rd, Grass Valley
    Wednesday - Sunday 8 am - 3 pm

Sat. Jan. 10, 9 am – 3 pm

  • Lake Wildwood Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Lake of the Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Alta Sierra Fire Department on Tammy Way


  • Grass Valley, Nevada City & Nevada County residents with Waste Management green waste carts may cut tree to fit in cart for collection on your normal service day.