About Us

  The Department of Waste Management & Recycling (DWMR) manages the operations, maintenance, and development of the solid waste management system within unincorporated Sacramento County, and includes:

  • Residential curbside pickup services for garbage, recycling, organics, and bulky waste collection to households in the unincorporated a​reas.
  • Providing transfer and disposal services for household hazardous waste, residential, commercial, and self-haul customers at it's North Area Recovery Station and Kiefer La​ndfill.
  • Regulating commercial solid waste and recycling requirements for businesses and commercial properties.​

    Our vision is to be an exceptional organization:

    • ​Motivated to provide services that promote a clean and healthy environment for Sacramento County residents; 
    • Where every employee is valued; and 
    • To be recognized as the premier provider of waste management and recycling services.  

      Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the unincorporated areas of 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; and 
      • Outstanding customer service.

            Contact information can be found on our Contact Us page.




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