Drop-off compostable yard debris and comingled food scraps at the Annapolis, Guerneville, Healdsburg, and Sonoma Transfer Stations. Please note: wood waste, yard debris, and food waste are not accepted at the Central Disposal Site.
Alternatively, privately-owned locations are also available through Global Materials Recovery Services at 3899 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa (707-586-6666) and the Redwood Landfill Compost Site at 8950 Redwood Highway, Novato (415-892-2851).
Visit Fee Schedule for all County Refuse Disposal Sites.
Because there is currently no large-scale industrial composting facility within Sonoma County, all green material and food scraps collected at County-owned transfer stations are transported to composting facilities in Mendocino County (Cold Creek Compost) and Redwood County (Redwood Landfill).
Yes, hopefully in the next few years. Please visit the Organics Facility page to learn more.
Fruit, vegetables, and peelings
Pasta, grains, and bread
Meat, fish, bones, and dairy
Tea bags, coffee grounds, and paper coffee filters
Wood ashes (cold)
Paper plates & napkins UNLINED with plastic
Grass clippings, leaves, and weeds
Tree trunks and branches (maximum 4 inches in diameter by 2 feet long)
Christmas trees are accepted seasonally (must be free of flocking, tinsel, ornaments, lights, and all decoration)
Any items considered garbage or trash
Biodegradable, compostable, or bio-based "plastics"
Poison oak, cactus, palm fronds, pampas grass, or bamboo
Cooking oil and liquid waste
Sudden Oak Death infested material
Dirt, rocks, or sod
Animal pet waste