North Area Recovery Station (NARS)

NARS accepts waste from the general public, businesses and private waste haulers.
Regardless of vehicle type, all loads are required to be covered with a tarp

Contact Information
4450 Roseville Road
North Highlands, CA 95660

Open seven days a week
Monday-Friday - 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Area
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday - 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
HHW area closed Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday

Payment options - Cash, check or credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover)










How to Use the North Area Recovery Station

  • For auto batteries, paint, pesticides, motor oil, etc, please take these materials to the Household Hazardous Waste drop-off area located near the entrance of the Recovery Station.
  • Stop at the scalehouse to pay disposal fees for waste materials.
  • For recyclable materials such as wood, brush, grass, concrete, appliances or electronic waste to drop-off, follow the signs to the appropriate recycling area.
  • For refuse, follow the signs to the refuse tipping area.
  • Unload all materials as instructed by Recovery Station employees or by signs in designated areas.

Fee and Materials Acceptance Changes at North Area Recovery Station Effective July 1, 2008

  • Weighed rates for "Normal Refuse" at the North Area Recovery Station will be $48 per ton
  • Weighted rates for loads that include five (5) or more mattresses and/or box springs will be $100 per ton
  • No fee will be charged for the first two large appliances with a maximum of two units per vehicle per day. The fee for additional units will continue to be $20 each.
  • Download a copy of the North Area Recovery Station rate sheet
  • We accept waste from all jurisdictions at the North Area Recovery Station. Customers need not be Sacramento County residents to use the facility.
  • We will charge a $53.00 fee on all returned checks.

Additional Information