Solid Waste

Solid Waste

Garbage collection for the unincorporated areas of the County is contracted by Recology Butte Colusa Counties. Please refer to Recology’s Website for more information.

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Maxwell Transfer Station

  • Location: 3852 Co Rd 99W
  • Maxwell, CA 95955

  • Phone: (530) 438-2622

  • Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
    1st and 3rd Saturdays of the Month: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Maxwell Transfer Station is located just South of Maxwell on Old Highway 99. When taking items to the Transfer Station you must weigh in before and after disposal. The Fee Collector will waive you off the scale when your weight has been taken.

FEE ITEMS

  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • Green Waste (organics such as grass clippings and tree limbs)
  • Recyclables (scrap metal, cardboard, plastic)

FREE ITEMS

  • Used Motor Oil and filters
  • White Goods (washers, dryers, refrigerators, water heaters)
  • E-waste (TVs, computers, monitors)
  • U-waste (fluorescent tubes, household batteries)
  • Agriculture Herbicide containers (with Ag Department triple rinse certificate only)
  • Sharps disposal locations
  • Information on proper handling of sharps and containers

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED

  • Hazardous waste (flammables, solvents, acids, paint, antifreeze, etc.)
  • Tires
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Treated Wood
  • Medical Waste
  • Dead Animals
  • Vehicles

COUNTY HOLIDAYS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Lincoln Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Cesar Chavez Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving

COUNTY HOLIDAYS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Stonyford Landfill

The Stonyford Landfill accepts the following items:

FEE ITEMS

  • Municipal Solid Waste 
  • Green Waste (organics such as grass clippings and tree limbs)
  • Recyclables (scrap metal, cardboard, plastic)
  • White Goods

FEES

GARBAGE CANS$4 each
AUTOMOBILES (Includes station wagons, broncos, jeeps, and blazers)$9.50 each
PICKUPS & VANS, 3/4 ton capacity and less. (Includes El Caminos and Rancheros)$22 each
SMALL SINGLE AXLE TRAILERS$30 each
REFRIGERATORS (Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Water Heaters-Free)$10 per unit
COMMERCIAL USAGE - Compacted wastes$18 per yard
COMMERCIAL USAGE - Uncompacted wastes$8 per yard