North Area Recovery Station (NARS)

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4450 Roseville Road
North Highlands, CA  95660

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Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day

Fees & Payments:

The North Area Recovery Station accepts cash, credit card, or checks.  Businesses may apply for an account with Sacramento County by contacting Sacramento County's Consolidated Utilities Billing Service (CUBS) at (916) 875-5555. 

Acceptable/Unacceptable Materials:  

The North Area Recovery Station is permitted to accept household waste from the public, businesses, and private waste haulers. This facility also accepts some recyclable materials and some hard to handle materials. Customers are not required to be residents of Sacramento County.  There is a household hazardous waste facility located on this site but has different operating days and hours.  For more information on waste acceptability​, you can view the fees listed above, visit the A to Z Materials Guide, or look at our Solid Waste Acceptance Policy.


  • Stop at the scale house to pay disposal fees for waste materials
  • Follow signs and instructions from Recovery Station employees
  • Drop off recyclable material in designated areas
  • Drop off all other waste in the refuse tipping area as directed by staff

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