Green Waste Facilities

Receiving Green Waste at the Chester Landfill Schedule


The Plumas County Department of Public Works - Solid Waste Division announces that the Chester Landfill is closed for the 2019 season.

The closing day for receiving green waste at the Chester Landfill was:

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Please continue to check back for updated spring re-opening.


See the News Release (PDF) for information. 

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
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving 
  • Christmas Day

Quincy Transfer Station (Reduced and Non-Reduced Rates)

Quincy Google Map Opens in new windowWoody Green Waste (Reduced Green Waste Rate for segregated and uncontaminated loads only).

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 (1 April to Nov 30): Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM) Winter Hours (1 Dec to 31 Mar): 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)

Chester Google Map Opens in new windowWoody Green Waste AND Non-Woody Green Waste (Non-Reduced Green Waste Rate when the Chester Landfill is open for receiving).

(530) 283 - 2065

Hours of Operation
9am-5pm Friday - Saturday
8am-12pm Tuesday

The closing day for receiving green waste at the Chester Landfill will be: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Chester Transfer Station (Non-Reduced Rate)

Chester Transfer Station Opens in new windowSummer Hours of Operation (1 May to Nov 30): 
Fridays to Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 -12:30 PM)
Winter Hours (1 Dec to 31 Mar):
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 2019

Find information on the Plumas County Fires Safe Council County-Wide Chipping Program for 2019*
*Please note: this program is not operated by Plumas County Public Works.