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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.​