Business and Commercial

Collection Services for Waste and Recycling

The Department of Waste Management & Recycling does not provide commercial waste and recycling collection services. Commercial solid waste collection services are regulated by the Sacramento Regional Solid Waste Authority (SWA) following regulatory requirements established by the State of California. The SWA maintains a list of companies that provide commercial waste collection as well as recycling collection services.

Facilities for Waste and Recycling Disposal Facilities

The County's North Area Recovery Station (NARS) and Kiefer Landfill accepts municipal wastes generated from residential and commercial sources.

Hazardous Waste
Businesses that produce less than 220 pounds (approximately 27 gallons) of hazardous waste or 2.2 pounds of extremely hazardous waste
per month are classified as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQGs). CESQGs must call (916) 876-9458 to make an appointment for material disposal and must pay fees depending upon the material type.  Cash, check, or credit cards are all accepted.  For more information on CESQG requirements, review our Solid Waste Acceptance Policy or contact the NARS HHW center at 916-876-9458.
Businesses and apartment managers for residences within the City of Sacramento city limits should call 916-379-0500 x209 for information regarding hazardous waste disposal.  Businesses located in other areas should contact the Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC).

Business Resources

Additional information on commercial waste management is available from our regional partners, including:

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