Green Waste Facilities
Green Waste at the Chester Landfill Schedule
The Plumas County Department of Public Works - Green Waste Facility at Chester Landfill scheduled to open for 2022
The opening day for receiving Green Waste at the Chester Landfill will be:
Friday - April 29, 2022
Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fri. - Sat (Closed from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Daily)
Please continue to check back as the season progresses for any changes to times of operation:
Green waste will continue to be accepted at the Chester-Lake Almanor Transfer Station at a non-reduced rate Friday-Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed 12-12:30 PM). Winter hours begin December 1st, Friday-Monday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed 12-12:30 PM).
NOTE: ALL Transfer Stations and the Chester Landfill are Closed on the Following Holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Christmas Day
Quincy Transfer Station (Reduced and Non-Reduced Rates)
Non-Woody Green Waste is accepted by Feather River Disposal at a non-reduced rate only at this time.
Location: East Quincy Solid Waste Transfer Station
Summer Hours (June 1 to Nov 30): Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Winter Hours (TBD): Fridays to Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Chester Landfill - Green Waste Receiving Site (Reduced Rate)
(530) 283 - 2065
Hours of Operation
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday - Saturday (Closed from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Daily)
The opening day for receiving green waste at the Chester Landfill : Friday, April 29, 2022.
Chester Transfer Station (Non-Reduced Rate)
Summer Hours of Operation (June 1 to Nov 30):
Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Winter Hours (TBD):
Fridays to Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Examples of non-woody green waste:
Grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, green pine cones, and weeds.
Examples of woody green waste are:
Dry pine cones, brush, tree trunks*, limbs* and branches*.
*size restrictions at Chester Landfill, Chester Transfer Station and East Quincy Transfer Station. All loads subject to attendant inspection.
Community Chipping Program 2020
Find information on the Plumas County Fires Safe Council County-Wide Chipping Program for 2020*
*Please note: this program is not operated by Plumas County Public Works.