The recycling Buy-Back Center, located in WPWMA's public tipping area, accepts the items below. Please note that these items may not be accepted at other recycling centers in Placer County.
Prices paid on the items below fluctuate:
- CRV beverage containers
- aluminum cans
- clear and colored glass containers
The following materials are accepted for donation only:
- Mixed Paper, such as junk mail, magazines, pressed board, computer paper and phonebooks
- Scrap Metal
- Newspaper and Packing Paper (no styrofoam)
- Corrugated Cardboard (no waxed cardboard)
Home-Generated Hypodermic Needles or "Sharps"
- Collect used sharps in either an approved sharps container or other rigid plastic container (e.g. bleach bottle)
- Clearly label the container "SHARPS".
- Bring sharps in an appropriate, labled container to the Buy-Back Center FREE of charge from households.
- For more information on sharps and other disposal options, download the Sharps Informational Flyer.
Please Remember To:
Sale of Compost or Woodchips
- NEVER throw loose needles in the garbage.
- NEVER flush used needles down the toilet.
- NEVER put needles in recycling containers or blue bags.
- Compost and woodchips are available for purchase at the Buy-Back Center. Please call ahead for pricing and to schedule a pickup (916) 645-5230 ext. 111.
Click here for the Hours & Location of the Buy-Back Center
Download a pdf list of these and other drop-off sites for cardboard and paper.
Other Recycling Locations In Placer County
There are also many other recycling buy-back locations throughout Placer County. Please see the list below for the location nearest you. For the most up-to-date information call ahead to verify the hours of operation, materials accepted, and prices paid for materials.
City of Auburn
Auburn Placer Transfer Station and Recycling Center
12305 Shale Ridge Road
Auburn Community Recycling Center
350 Sacramento St.
13384 Lincoln Way
2222 Grass Valley Hwy.
City of Lincoln
6847 Douglas Blvd.
255 G St.
Town of Loomis
405 S. Highway 65
City of Rocklin
6119 Horseshoe Bar Rd.
4805 Granite Dr.
5609 Pacific Street
6681 Stanford Ranch Rd.
TOMRA Pacific Inc./Albertson's
3021 Stanford Ranch Rd.
Weis Recycle Centers Inc./Bel Air
City of Roseville
2341 Sunset Blvd.
3033 Fiddyment Rd.
(916) 645-5230 ext. 111
1039 Sunrise Ave.
451 Berry St.
4008 Foothill Blvd.
8640 Sierra College Blvd.
9045 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd