McKinleyville Transfer Station

We accept most forms of non-hazardous waste at our transfer station in McKinleyville. For a list of items that we accept, please see below. For all forms of hazardous waste not mentioned on this page, please contact the Humboldt Waste Management Authority in Eureka.

2585 Central Avenue
McKinleyville, CA 95519

(707) 839-3285 Office Phone
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Hours of Operation

9 AM - 5 PM Monday -Saturday.
9 AM - 4 PM Sunday

We pay for all CA Redemption

We also pay for scrap aluminum, clean aluminum, dirty aluminum, copper, brass, faucet brass, insulated wire, stainless steel, and radiators.

Call For Current Rates

Prices paid for some items may vary as they may be determined by current market value. California Redemption Value paid at the current CRV set by the state.

For a comprehensive list of items we accept at our transfer station please see below.  If you have any questions about specific items please give our office a call.

  • All Non-Hazardous Waste Accepted

    Residential, commercial, construction, e-waste and green waste.

  • We Accept Bulky Items

    Couches, mattresses, non-freon appliances, etc.

  • Metals

    Such as steel, iron, etc.

  • Green Waste

    Shrubs, lawn trimmings, brush, etc.

  • Tires

    All sizes

  • Automotive Products

    Used motor oil, and anti-freeze max 5 gallon per person per day

  • Electronic Waste

    TV’s, computers, laptops, dvd players, microwaves, cell phones,  printers, etc.

  • Batteries

    Household batteries (No charge), Car batteries (Charge $1.00 per battery)

  • Sharps / Needles

    May be dropped off at no charge but must be contained in an authorized sealed sharps container (available in our office or at any local pharmacy)

  • Hazardous Waste

    Questions regarding hazardous waste should be directed to the Humboldt Waste Management Authority

Remote Humboldt County Transfer Stations

Orick (Sat: 10-4)

Hwy 101, just south of Orick. If traveling north, the station is on the left side of the road.

Orleans (Thu - Sun: 10-4)

Hwy 96, just before the bridge over the Klamath River turn left on Ishi Pishi Rd.
The station is 2 miles down on the left side.

Willow Creek (Thu-Mon: 10-4) (CLOSED MONDAYS Nov-Apr)

Hwy 96, 4 miles north of Willow Creek.

Redwood Valley (Sun: 10-4)

From the junction of Hwy 101 and Hwy 299 go 18 miles east on Hwy 299. Turn left on Bair Rd, follow for 3.9 miles. Bair will turn in to Stover Rd. follow for an additioinal 4.4 miles. The station is on the right side.

Transfer Station Rates

  • 0.12 per lb with a $12 minimum for Trash.
  • 0.06 per lb with a $6.00 minimum for Green Waste.
  • 0.06 per lb with a $6.00 minimum for Metal
  • 5.00 flat fee for T.V’s and computer monitors
  • $0.40 per lb with a $5.00 minimum for other e-waste