Green Waste Facilities

Green Waste at the Chester Landfill Schedule

The Plumas County Department of Public Works - Green Waste Facility at Chester Landfill is open for the 2020 season.

Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Fri. - Sat (Closed  from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Daily)
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Tuesday

Please continue to check back as the season progresses for any changes to times of operation:


Please open Link for further information:  News Release (PDF)  

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). Winter hours begin December 1st, Friday-Monday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed 12-12:30 PM).

NOTE: ALL Transfer Stations and the Chester Landfill are Closed on the Following Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving 
  • Christmas Day

Quincy Transfer Station (Reduced and Non-Reduced Rates)

Quincy Google Map Opens in new windowWoody 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:  East Quincy Solid Waste Transfer Station

Summer Hours (June 1 to Nov 30): Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM) 

Winter Hours (TBD): Fridays to Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)


Chester Landfill - Green Waste Receiving Site (Reduced Rate)

Chester Google Map Opens in new windowWoody Green Waste AND Non-Woody Green Waste (Non-Reduced Green Waste Rate at Transfer Station when the Chester Landfill is Closed for receiving).

(530) 283 - 2065

Hours of Operation
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Friday - Saturday                (Closed  from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Daily)
800 AM to 12:00 PM Tuesday

The closing day for receiving green waste at the Chester Landfill :  Will be determined at a later date.

Chester Transfer Station (Non-Reduced Rate)

Chester Transfer Station Opens in new windowSummer Hours of Operation (June 1 to Nov 30): 
Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Winter Hours (TBD):
Fridays to Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)






Examples of non-woody green waste: 

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. All loads subject to attendant inspection.

Community Chipping Program 2020

Find information on the Plumas County Fires Safe Council County-Wide Chipping Program for 2020*
*Please note: this program is not operated by Plumas County Public Works.