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First Day for Receiving Green Waste at the Chester Landfill

The Plumas County Department of Public Works - Solid Waste Division announces that the Chester Landfill will be opening for the summer season. 

The first day for receiving green waste at the Chester Landfill will be:

Friday, May 4, 2018


Green waste will be accepted at the Chester Landfill at a reduced rate on the following days: 

Tuesdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed 12-12:30 PM)


Green waste NOT accepted at the Chester Landfill:

  • Stumps 
  • Rounds greater than 12 inches in diameter
  • Limbs, branches or tree trunks greater than 4 feet in length and 12 inches in diameter
  • Construction debris
  • Green waste contaminated with other materials

All loads are subject to strict load checking by the facility attendant.  Green waste contaminated with other types of waste or construction debris will be rejected.  Rejected loads will need to be disposed by the customer at the Chester-Lake Almanor Transfer Station

Green waste will continue to be accepted at the Chester-Lake Almanor Transfer Station at a non-reduced rate Friday-Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed 12-12:30 PM).

See the News Release here for more information.  

ALL Transfer Stations and the Chester Landfill are Closed on the Following Holidays:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving 
  • Christmas Day


Quincy

Woody Green Waste (Reduced Green Waste Rate for segregated and uncontaminated loads only).

Non-Woody Green Waste is accepted by Feather River Disposal at a non-reduced rate only at this time.  


Location:  Quincy Solid Waste Transfer Station

Summer Hours (1 April to Nov 30): Saturdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM) 
Winter Hours (1 Dec to 31 Mar):      Saturdays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 PM)           


Chester

Woody Green Waste AND Non-Woody Green Waste (Non-Reduced Green Waste Rate while the Chester Landfill is open for receiving, see above information on Chester Landfill green waste receiving beginning May 4, 2018).

Location:  
Chester Transfer Station

Summer Hours (1 April to Nov 30): Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Winter Hours (1 Dec to 31 Mar):      Saturdays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 PM)  




Examples of non-woody green waste are grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, green pine cones, and weeds.

Examples of woody green waste are dry pine cones, brush, tree trunks*, limbs*, and branches*.  

* size restrictions at Chester Landfill, Chester Transfer Station and East Quincy Transfer Station



Community Chipping Program 2018

For information on the Plumas County Fires Safe Council Community Chipping Program for 2018, click here.

Please note:  this program is not operated by Plumas County Public Works.



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