​​​News & Updates  

The Department of Waste Management and Recycling provides essential solid waste management services to the unincorporated areas of Sacramento County, including residential curbside collection, the North Area Recovery Station, and Kiefer Landfill.  At this time, all services will continue to be provided without interruption.  Our Department is closely monitoring the rapidly developing and changing announcements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with state and local officials.  Visit www.saccounty.net/COVID-19 for more information including the most recent press releases and guidelines on COVID-19.  The site includes links to the CDC. 

The Sacramento Public Health Order continues to be in effect to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Please take all reasonable means to stay home, and only venture out to public spaces when it is absolutely necessary - and when you must - maintain social distancing at all times.  Stay home and stay safe!

 County Departments: What's Open/Closed/Modified​

How do I find my service day?

​Use the County's calendar tool to find your weekly collection schedule by entering your address.  After you enter your address, you can sign up for weekly reminders via text, email, or phone. Your information is protected and used only for providing waste collection service information.

How do I get rid of.....

Use the County's new tool to look up the name of a waste item and it will tell you how to recycle or dispose of it.

How do I schedule a Bulky Waste Pickup?

Go to t​he Residential Bulky Waste Pickup webpage to learn more about our program and to schedule an appointment. 

Our Mission

To further enhance the quality of life in the unincorporated areas within Sacramento County by providing: 

  • Solid waste management and recycling programs in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Public and employee health and safety
  • Stewardship of our natural resources and environment
  • Consumer protection
  • Outstanding customer service​ 

Our Vision

To be an exceptional organization motivated to provide services that promote a clean and healthy environment for Sacramento County, where every employee is valued, and we are recognized as the premier provider of waste management and recycling services.