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Pressure-treated wood

Treated wood is banned from disposal in the garbage.

Treated wood refers to dimensional lumber treated with chemicals that protect wood from rotting due to insects and microbial agents. Dispose of treated wood at locations listed below. Treated wood is not accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility and related programs.

Examples:

CCA (Chromated copper arsenate) Common uses: Sill plates • Trusses • Joists

Creosote Common uses: Railroad ties

Pentachlorophenol Common uses: Phone poles • Some fence posts

Copper based such as alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ) and copper boron azole (CBA) Common uses: Decking • Landscape timbers

Borates Common uses: Sill plates • Trusses • Joists

Related topics:

See County Refuse Disposal Sites

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Locations

Location pin Altamont Landfill & Resource Recovery Facility

10840 Altamont Pass Rd., Livermore CA 94551

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds; visit website for instructions.

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Location pin Annapolis Transfer Station

33549 Annapolis Rd.
Annapolis, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off and fee: pressure treated, railroad ties, telephone poles (less than 6 feet). Nails/screws okay, remove metal fasteners.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

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Location pin Central Disposal Site

500 Mecham Rd
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off and fee: pressure treated, railroad ties, telephone poles (less than 6 feet). Nails/screws okay, remove metal fasteners.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

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Location pin Forward Inc. & Austin Rd. Landfills

9999 South Austin Rd.
Manteca, CA 95336

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds; call for quote.

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Location pin Keller Canyon Sanitary Landfill (Republic Services)

901 Bailey Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds; call for instructions and quote.

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Location pin Pacific Sanitation

590 Caletti Ave
Windsor, CA 95492

NotesDrop-off, pickup and fee: all kinds; call for quote.

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Location pin Potrero Hills Landfill

3675 Potrero Hills Ln.
Suisun, CA 94585

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds; prior approval required for commercial loads.

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Location pin Recology Hay Road Landfill

6426 Hay Rd.
Vacaville, CA 95687

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds.

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Location pin Republic Services/Global Materials Recovery Services

3899 Santa Rosa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesDrop-off and fee: all kinds, call for quote.

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Location pin Republic Services/Industrial Carting

3911 Santa Rosa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesPickup and fee: all kinds.

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Location pin Sonoma Transfer Station

4376 Stage Gulch Rd.
Sonoma, CA 94956

NotesDrop-off and fee: pressure treated, railroad ties, telephone poles (less than 6 feet). Nails/screws okay, remove metal fasteners.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

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