Department Highlights

What to do with those unused or expired medications.
DO NOT FLUSH THEM DOWN THE DRAIN!
Sacramento County residents have two ways to safely dispose of unused or expired medications.

1. Don't Rush To Flush is a program that provides secure "take back" bins at several locations throughout Sacramento and Yolo counties. This is a safe and convenient way to dispose of unused or expired medications so they are not "flushed" into the water system. The goal of the Don't Rush To Flush program is to protect public health, the environment, and our streams, rivers, and fisheries. Click here for locations
2. Place unused or expired medications in your garbage cart. That garbage ends up at the County's landfill. We recommend removing any labels or other identifying information.

PaintCare Program Launched in California

Sacramento County residents now have many more options for recycling old paint. PaintCare offers convenient paint recycling drop-off service at numerous paint retailers throughout Sacramento County and around the State. Details...

WMR Receives International Award

The Solid Waste Association of North America recognized our Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems with the Gold Award. See the news release for details and read the award-winning submittal.

New Containers Being Rolled Out!

You may have recently had your curbside container(s) replaced. Learn more about our new color-coded containers for garbage, green waste, and/or recycling. Read about which materials should go - and should not go - in which containers! Details...

 

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Billing and Service: 916-875-5555
TDD (hearing impaired): 916-875-7105
Fax: 916-854-9292
Toll-free: 800-932-8990

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