The Merced County Sheriff's Department now accepts unused/expired prescription medication through a drop-off slot outside of the 700 W. 22nd Street office in Merced. Click here for more information.
Compost material is now available at both landfills!
Compost is available for $15/cubic yard or at an even more reduced rate when purchasing 10 or more cubic yards, while supplies last. Call us at (209) 723-4481 ext#3 or #5, for more information.
Visit our Landfills page for landfill addresses and hours of operation.
CalRecycle Grants received by MCRWMA: 1) Our admistration building received grant funding for the use of "tire-derived products" for landscaping (Completed 2014) and 2) our Highway 59 Landfill in Merced received grant funding for the use of "tire-derived aggregate" for part of its landfill gas collection system.
Visit the News page for pictures
Community Clean-up Dates are provided by your City or the County. These dates are listed by month on the 2015 calendar (more detailed info is available from your City or the County's Public Works Departments)
Visit the Landfills page for the calendar
Are you aware of the Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law, implemented in 2012?
Learn more about AB 341
For the phone number of your trash/recycling hauler, please click here.
View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Here
Used aluminum cans are recycled and back on the shelf as new cans in as few as 60 days.
The amount of plastic bottles recycled in 2009, provided enough raw material for about 7 million polyester shirts to be made.
Items with these labels are considered Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and need to be disposed of properly.
Click for info about collection boxes for RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES
Click for info about collection boxes for Mercury-Containing Thermostats