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Service Alerts for California

COVID-19 Service Alerts for California

See below for service suspensions, facility closures, or service delays. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and update customers as applicable. To ensure you receive the latest information, sign up for notifications at  MYPREFERENCES. To monitor the status of your services at any time, visit MYWM 

Unless your service is listed in service suspension or delays listed below, please ensure your containers are available on your regular collection day and continue to recycle right. We are an essential service to our customers and the community, and we remain focused on prioritizing the collection and disposal services our customers need.

Southern California

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the following facilities have temporary schedule changes or will be closed until further notice:  

Kern County

  • Tehachapi recycling buyback center is closed

San Diego County

  • Carlsbad, El Cajon and Oceanside buyback centers are closed

Santa Barbara County

  • Buellton and Santa Maria buyback centers are closed

In addition, events in all areas are postponed until further notice. Events include but are not limited to: community clean ups, shred events, compost giveaways and planned Earth Day events.

 

Northern California

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation, Services or Events Suspended or Changed

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the following facilities or services/events have temporary schedule changes or will be closed/suspended until further notice;

Alameda County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed for the following cities/districts:

  • Albany Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended*
  • Albany Compost Giveway Event, May 16 - POSTPONED (new date to be announced at a later time)
  • Emeryville Bulky Pick Up Event, April 6-7 - POSTPONED (new date to be announced at a later time)
  • Emeryville Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended*
  • Hayward Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended*
  • Oro Loma Sanitary District Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended*

*For the above listed cities/districts, effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, batteries, CFL bulbs, cell phones, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • WMAC – Oakland and Hayward Offices Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Butte County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Cohasset community cleanup on May 30 - POSTPONED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • North Valley Disposal Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open
  • North Valley MRF Public access drop off closed
  • Ord Ranch Transfer Station Public access drop off closed

Mendocino County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Fort Bragg Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open
  • Fort Bragg Disposal Recycle Buyback Center Closed
  • Fort Bragg Disposal Non-CRV Recycling Drop Off Open Tuesday thru Friday
  • Ukiah Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Modesto County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Winton Disposal Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Modoc County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Alturas Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Monterey County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Aromas Clean Up Event, Saturday, May 9 - POSTPONED
  • King City Clean Up Event, Saturday, April 18 - POSTPONED
  • King City Clean Up Event, Saturday, June 27 - POSTPONED
  • San Lucas Clean Up Event, Saturday, April 4 - POSTPONED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Carmel Marina Corporation Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Nevada County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Nevada County Green Waste Event – April 20th and April 27th at MRTS - POSTPONED
  • Nevada City Community Clean Up event – April 25th at Pioneer Park - POSTPONED
  • Buyback Days at North San Juan and Washington Transfer Stations - SUSPENDED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Grass Valley Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open
  • McCourtney Road Transfer Station – OPEN only for Trash, Comingled Recycling , Construction and Demolition, and Green Waste
    Recycling Buy Back Center, Metal and Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off are CLOSED

Plumas County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Feather River Disposal – Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open
  • Feather River Recycle Buyback Center Closed

Sacramento County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Center (SRT) – Office closed; HHW Drop off and HHW Reuse Closed. Public drop off of MSW remains open under normal operating hours.

San Joaquin Valley (San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Merced County) - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30* we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Lodi Beautiful events April 4 – April 17 - POSTPONED
  • Lodi E-waste & HHW Dropoff Event – April 4th - POSTPONED
  • Lodi Dollar Dump Day – April 11th - POSTPONED
  • Lodi Curbside Cleanup – April 13th – 17th - POSTPONED
  • Lodi Clean you Files Week – April 13th – 17th - POSTPONED
  • *Stockton: Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended starting April 7

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Central Valley Waste Office Closed
  • Lodi Transfer Station Closed.
    • Alternate locations:
      North County Recycling Center and Sanitary Landfill, 17720 E. Harney, Lodi CA 95240, 209-887-3868
      Forward Inc Landfill, 9999 South Austin Road, Manteca, CA 95336, 209-466-4482

Santa Clara County - Alert updated: 4/1/2020

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Guadalupe Recycling & Disposal Facility - New Saturday hours, 8am to Noon

Shasta County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • City of Anderson - Vouchers to Anderson landfill on 4/18 and 4/25 - POSTPONED
  • Shasta County - French Gulch Transfer Station Clean-up event on 4/19 and 4/26. - POSTPONED
  • Shasta County - Buckeye Transfer Station clean up event 5/7 and 5/8.  - POSTPONED
  • Shasta County - Buckeye Transfer Station clean-up event 5/21 and 5/22. - POSTPONED
  • City of Shasta Lake - Vouchers to the Anderson Landfill on 5/16.  - POSTPONED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Anderson/Cottonwood Disposal Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Tehama County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Corning - Bulky Item Collection on 4/10 - POSTPONED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Corning Disposal Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open

Tuolumne County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Cal Sierra Disposal Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open
  • Cal Sierra Recycle Buyback and Green Waste Drop Off Closed
  • Cal Sierra Transfer Station – Normal Operation Hours for Trash Disposal; Household Hazardous Waste Closed
  • Pinecrest Transfer Station Closed

Yolo County - Alert updated: 3/28/2020

Services or Events Suspended or Changed

  • Bulky Pickup and extra waste bag services temporarily suspended:
    Effective Monday, March 30 we are temporarily suspending the following non-essential services requiring special handling by the driver, including but not limited to pick up of:  bulky items, cardboard, bag & tag, used oil, and any other materials outside a container. You may place excess waste (not used oil or household hazardous waste) in your personal cart, and we will collect it.  Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your cart will not be damaged or accidentally dropped into our collection vehicle by the mechanical arm.
  • Woodland Bulky Waste Voucher Program - POSTPONED

Facility Closures or Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Woodland Office Closed; Payment Drop Box Remains Open