McKinleyville Transfer Station

NEW Transfer Station NOW OPEN for public dumping! We accept most forms of non-hazardous waste at our transfer station in McKinleyville. For a list of items that we accept, as well as current rates, 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

Hours of Operation

Open 7 days a week

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

Construction & Demolition Waste

All types of non-hazardous construction waste accepted. NEW CA LAW EFFECTIVE 1/1/21 - TREATED WOOD WASTE IS NOW CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS WASTE. Please visit Treated Wood Waste - Where To Take It for more information about disposal options

Residential & Commercial Waste

All types of non-hazardous residential and commercial waste accepted. Can we take it? Call our office today to find out.
  • 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.

McKinleyville Transfer Station Rates

  • 0.12 per lb with a $12 minimum for Trash.
  • 0.08 per lb with a $8.00 minimum for Green Waste.
  • 0.08 per lb with a $8.00 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