Curbside Pickup - Garbage & Recycling


HWMA does not provide any curbside collection services or bin rentals. These services are available in most areas of Humboldt County by contacting the local hauler for your area from the list shown below:

Arcata area
Inside city limits: Garbage & recycling pickup
Outside city limits: Garbage & recycling pickup
Arcata Garbage Company (707) 822-0304
Blue Lake area
Inside city limits: Garbage & recycling pickup
Blue Lake Garbage Company (707) 844-3503
   
Outside city limits: Garbage & recycling pickup
Recology (formerly City Garbage Company) (707) 442-5711
Eureka area
Inside city limits: Garbage, recycling & green waste pickup
Outside city limits: Garbage, recycling & green waste pickup
Recology (formerly City Garbage Company) (707) 442-5711
Ferndale, Rio Dell & surrounding areas
Inside & outside city limits: Garbage & recycling pickup
Eel River Disposal & Resource Recovery (707) 725-5156
Garberville, Redway & Holmes Flat
Inside Garberville & Redway Garbage & recycling pickup
Recology (formerly City Garbage Company) (707) 442-5711
McKinleyville, Trinidad & surrounding areas
Garbage & recycling pickup
Humboldt Sanitation & Recycling (707) 839-3285
Willow Creek
Garbage & recycling pickup  
Tom’s Trash (530) 629-2070


Drop Off - Garbage & Recycling


For those customers not served by curbside collection, the public can self-haul garbage and recycling to one of the transfer stations or county container sites listed below. Open hours, fees and the materials accepted vary by location. Sites that pay for California Redemption Value (CRV) bottles and cans include: McKinleyville, Eureka, Fortuna & Redway. See other sites that pay CRV below under "Drop Off - Recycling Only." Remaining sites accept, but do not pay for, recyclables. Call the drop off site nearest you for additional information.
Northern & Eastern County - Humboldt Sanitation (707) 839-3285
  • Hoopa Container Site - operated by Hoopa Public Utilities (530) 625-4345
  • McKinleyville - Humboldt Sanitation Transfer Station
  • Orick Container Site
  • Orleans Container Site
  • Redwood Valley Container Site
  • Willow Creek Container Site

Central County - HWMA (707) 268-8680

  • Eureka - Humboldt Waste Management Authority Transfer Station

Southern County - Eel River Disposal (707) 725-5156

  • Alderpoint Container Site
  • Blocksburg Container Site
  • Fortuna - Eel River Disposal Transfer Station
  • Fruitland Ridge Container Site
  • Petrolia Container Site
  • Shelter Cove Container site
  • Redway Transfer Station
  • Whitethorn Container Site


Drop Off - Recycling Only

These drop off sites, sponsored by local government, only accept recycling (no garbage) and do not pay for any recyclables.

Rio Dell
(707) 764-3532
Behind City Hall, 675 Wildwood Ave.

Drop Off - CRV Buy Back Locations

The following sites pay for California Redemption Value (CRV) materials. CRV refers to the state fee placed on certain BEVERAGE containers refunded when the containers are recycled. CRV values are set by state law. CRV items include Glass Bottles (CRV designated), Aluminum Cans, Bi-Metal Cans, Plastic Bottles (CRV designated).

Please refer to the CRV rate sheet for more information on the latest rates.

Northern County

Orick
Jackson's Recycling
488-2184
120789 Hwy 101
Hours: Fri - Sat, 10am - 4pm

McKinleyville
Humboldt Sanitation & Recycling
839-3285
2585 Central Avenue
Hours: Mon - Sat, 8am - 5pm; Sat/Sun, 9am - 4pm



Central County

Eureka
HWMA's Eureka Recycling Center
268-8680
1059 West Hawthorne Street
Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm; Sat, 9am - 4pm; Sun, 10am - 4pm

Eastern County

Willow Creek
Popko Recycling
(530) 629-2054
75 Mayfair Street
Hours: Tues - Sat, 10am - 4pm

Southern Humboldt County

Fortuna
Eel River Disposal & Resource Recovery
725-5156
965 Riverwalk Drive
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm; Sat/Sun, 9am - 4pm

Redway
Transfer Station
923-3944
Conservation Camp Road
Hours: Mon - Tues, 9am - 4pm; Fri - Sat, 9am - 4pm; Sun, 12pm - 4pm

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