• 14741 Wolf Mountain Road
    Grass Valley, Nevada
  • Phone 1
    Dorian Smith at McCourtney Rd Transfer Station
  • Phone 2
    Micah Smith at McCourtney Rd Transfer Station
  • Business Line
    WM Customer Service

McCourtney Road Transfer Station
14741 Wolf Mountain Road
Grass Valley, CA
530-274-3090 (if you are not calling for any of the named menu options, press 0 once or twice and it may take you to a call agent)
  • E-Waste & Universal Waste Only - Wed-Sun, 8am to 3:30pm
  • Household Hazardous Waste - Fri-Sun, 8am to 3:30pm for Individual Households. Commercial Customers require an appointment. Call 530-274-0120.
WM - McCourtney Road Transfer Station - What We Accept
Includes info about how to dispose of poison oak, Scotch broom, blackberry bushes, and palms; construction waste; household hazardous waste; and more.

Camera that takes photos every 15 minutes of any line of vehicles at the transfer station:

The McCourtney Road BUY BACK CENTER is open as of June 1, 2020. All materials must be sorted before arriving at the facility. People need to wear masks and stay in their cars until it’s their turn to offload or dump. Early morning is busy, so arriving mid-morning or later will probably mean shorter wait times.

Services and billing info:
Customer service: 530-274-3090.

E-WASTE & BATTERIES - Electronic waste and batteries can be taken to the McCourtney Rd Transfer Station. Free to leave most e-waste. Exceptions include large appliances.

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DISPOSAL - Household Hazardous Waste accepts liquid medications and sharps (needles  and lancets must be in a container).

  1. Order Residential Curbside Pick Up: Order Waste Management’s 64 or 96-gallon residentialcurbside green waste bin for regular pick-up, 800-637-8648.
  2. Drop Off Green Waste: McCourtney Road Transfer StationWednesday – Sunday, 8:00am-3:30pm
    14741 Wolf Mountain Rd, Grass Valley, CA. Standard disposal rates apply.
  3. Rent a Green Waste Dumpster: Rent a 20, 30, or 40-yard green waste dumpster on yourown, or split the cost with neighbors. To reserve a dumpster, call Waste Management at 866-844-1508.
Waste Management provides a variety of waste services including refuse, comprehensive recycling, hazardous waste removal, and reuse rooms.  

CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 INFO HERE: Customers are asked to follow enhanced safety procedures when accessing McCourtney Road Transfer Station and the HHW and Metals drop off areas.

Hours of Operation for HHW
  • Individual Households: Friday – Sunday, 8am to 3:30pm
  • Commercial Customers Hours for Household Hazardous Waste Facility: Appointment required. Please call (530) 274-0120
In addition to a facility-wide requirement to wear masks, customers utilizing the HHW and Metals drop off areas are required to:
  • Always stay in vehicle unless directed otherwise by staff.
  • Have HHW and metals materials in pickup bed, unlocked trunk or hatchback for staff to easily access and remove materials. Staff will not remove materials from back seats.
  • Lower car window no more than three inches when conducting verbal questionnaire for HHW drop off. Please keep mask on when answering questions.
These rules have been put in place to minimize direct contact between employees and customers at McCourtney Road Transfer Station.
Acceptable HHW items: aerosol cans, propane tanks (large for grills and smaller camping versions), household cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, oil filters, oil, gasoline, cooking oil, paints, batteries and automotive chemicals.
Items not accepted: ammunition, asbestos, biohazards, compressed gas cylinders, treated wood and medications.
The metal drop-off accepts all material comprised of 85 percent metal including tire rims, fencing, golf clubs, lawn mowers (remove fluids), barbeques and playground sets.
McCourtney Road Transfer Station continues to accept trash, green waste and comingled recycling.

Customers are encouraged to visit for detailed and up-to-date information about closures in their area.