GRASS VALLEY, Calif. MAY 15, 2020 – McCourtney Road Transfer Station will begin to accept household hazardous waste (HHW) and metals drop offs beginning Wednesday, May 20.
Customers are asked to follow enhanced safety procedures when accessing McCourtney Road Transfer Station and the HHW and Metals drop off areas.
In addition to a facility-wide requirement to wear masks, customers utilizing the HHW and Metals drop off areas are required to:
• Always stay in vehicle unless directed otherwise by staff.
• Have HHW and metals materials in pickup bed, unlocked trunk or hatchback for staff to easily access and remove materials. Staff will not remove materials from back seats.
• Lower car window no more than three inches when conducting verbal questionnaire for HHW drop off. Please keep mask on when answering questions.
These rules have been put in place to minimize direct contact between employees and customers at McCourtney Road Transfer Station.
Acceptable HHW items: aerosol cans, propane tanks (large for grills and smaller camping versions), household cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, oil filters, oil, gasoline, cooking oil, paints, batteries and automotive chemicals.
Items not accepted: ammunition, asbestos, biohazards, compressed gas cylinders, treated wood and medications.
The metal drop-off accepts all material comprised of 85 percent metal including tire rims, fencing, golf clubs, lawn mowers (remove fluids), barbeques and playground sets. McCourtney Road Transfer Station continues to accept trash, green waste and comingled recycling.
Customers are encouraged to visit wm.com/alerts for detailed and up-to-date information about closures in their area. Customers are also encouraged to sign up for automatic alerts online at wm.com/mypreferences.