The Glenn County Solid Waste Department is a division of the Glenn County Planning & Public Works Department. The Solid Waste Division is charged with the task of operating the landfill site as well as compliance with all Federal, State and local regulations associated with the operation of a landfill. 

This website was developed by the Glenn County Waste Management Regional Agency to provide a comprehensive guide regarding solid waste management in Glenn County.

The Glenn County Health Department, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA), is certified by the California Integrated Waste Management Board to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste facilities within its jurisdiction.The Glenn County Landfill operates under a Solid Waste Facility Permit issued by the Glenn County Health Department. The operation and design of the facility are described in a Report of Disposal Site Information (RDSI).

CalRecycle announced Monday March 29, 2010 that with the recent passage of AB7 (8X), the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (Department) is required to pay in full, subject to the availability of funds, any payments that have been proportionally reduced during the period of January1,2010, through June30,2010. That will restore $20,000 in recycling funding in Glenn County. Each of the cities will receive $5,000 with the County receiving $10,000.

Visit CalRecycle for more information and learn how you can make a difference.

  • Solid Waste Fee Increases to be effective July 1, 2009 - In order to pay for the acquisition and future expansion costs of the landfill, the Glenn County Supervisors voted at a recent meeting to increase the tipping (tonnage) fee from $30/ton to $70/ton. These new fees are effective July 1, 2009. Landfill Fee Schedule. This means that the minimum charge at the gate will increase to between $15 and $20. Other charges calculated from that per ton fee will also be revised. In addition, for those with garbage collection services, the rate paid to your hauler will increase approximately $4 per month. Commercial costs will increase as well. For a full listing of the fees and all other County fees please refer to the County's Master Fee Schedule.

  • New Regulations re: mercury thermostats - Effective July 1, 2009, the law requires construction and demolition professionals to properly remove and dispose of out-of-service mercury-added thermostats. Read more on the Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2008.

News & Announcements

  • Check Your Number” encourages motorist to look up the recommended oil change interval for their automobile instead of defaulting to the old standard of 3,000 miles. Did you know that with today’s new technologies, many car makers confirm automobiles can now maintain top performance with longer space between oil changes? So it makes economic and environmental sense to “check your number” and be sure you are not changing your oil too soon, creating unnecessary waste of money and resources. Check your owners’ manual, or simply click on to easily find out for free the recommended time to change the oil on most vehicles made from 2000-2015.