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Recycling Locations
  • East Quincy Recycling Center
  • Delleker Recycling Center
  • Greenville Transfer Station
  • Chester Transfer Station 

For location information on the transfer stations, click here

Operation Days and Hours

  • East Quincy Recycling Center
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Delleker Recycling Center
Tuesday and Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Greenville Transfer Station 

         Summer 9 am-5 pm Friday-Tuesday closed –Wed, Thurs.
         Winter 9 am- 4 pm Friday-Monday closed-Tues., Wed. Thurs.

  • Chester Transfer Station

         Summer 9 am-5 pm Friday-Tuesday closed -Wed., Thurs.
         Winter 9 am- 4 pm Friday-Monday closed-Tues., Wed. Thurs.
         Winter hours begin 1 December

Accepted Items

· Plastic
  • All plastic containers and bags stamped with the Society for the Plastics Industry (SPI) code #1 through #7;
  • Plastic containers and bags that are not stamped but clearly can be identified as PET, HDPE, or polypropylene
  • All other similar items that are mutually agreed upon by the County and the contractor(s)
  • Milk jugs, water bottles, detergent bottles, colored bottles -ok

· Glass
  • Glass containers of any color (including brown, blue, clear, and green)
  • Beverage and food container
  • No window glass, mirrors, drinking glasses

· Aluminum
  • Beer and soda cans
  • Miscellaneous aluminum including food and beverage containers, foil, small pieces of scrap metal

· Paper
  • Mixed paper including  office paper, computer paper, magazines, junk mail, catalogs, brown paper bags, paperboard, paper egg cartons, books, colored   paper, construction paper, envelopes, legal pad backings, shoe boxes, cereal and other similar food boxes
  • Newspapers including inserts, coupons and store advertisements
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Paper milk and juice cartons
  • Phone books
  • Remove staples and paper clips

· Metal
  • Small pieces of scrap metal weighing less than ten (10) pounds and fitting into the targeted recyclable materials collection container excluding chain, cable, wire, banding, hand tools, and automotive parts
  • Steel, tin or bi-metal containers includes empty aerosol cans, dry paint cans, lids from jars, etc
  • Cleaned and labels removed

Also accepted at transfer stations are the following:

  • ·Used motor oil and used oil filters
  •  Antifreeze
  • ·Batteries
  • Scrap metal
  • Cell phones
  • E-waste such as televisions and other consumer electronics

Not Accepted Items

Items that will NOT be accepted at Plumas County’s transfer stations and/or recycling centers as targeted recyclable materials include:

  • Materials in bags, boxes or other containers (even if bags contain recyclable materials)
  • Microwave trays
  • Mirrors, window or auto glass, light bulbs of any kind
  • Ceramics or porcelain
  • Plastic bags
  • Unnumbered plastic containers that cannot be identified as PET, HDPE or polypropylene
  • Coat hangers
  • Glass cookware or ovenware
  • Household items such as cooking pots or toasters
  • Wet fibers or fibers containing or having been in contact with food debris
  • Any recyclable or piece of a recyclable less than 2” in its largest dimension
  • Materials that:
    • pose a hazard to the public, or
    • contain deleterious chemicals or substances or have other hazardous properties that are capable of causing material damage to solid waste collection containers or equipment, or
    • may materially impair the strength or durability of solid waste collection containers or equipment        

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