Western Placer Waste Management Authority

Program calls for drug drop-offs

An upcoming event asks residents to protect Auburn community members and their water from drugs. On Sept. 25 the city of Auburn is hosting a prescription drug take-back event in ...

It’s in the bag

Some residents feel money is being wasted through a local recycling program that costs thousands of dollars. The city of Auburn participates in the “One Big Bin” program in wh ...

Pick-up program to keep food waste out of sewer

A new food-waste program could help keep Auburn’s pipes clear. The city of Auburn adopted a new program that will allow residents to get rid of their pipe-clogging fats, oil and ...

Hazardous, electronic waste collection coming soon

Looking for a free and convenient way to dispose of hazardous wastes and/or electronic wastes that are collecting in your house or garage? E-waste and products labeled DANGER, CA ...

Proceed with caution when cleaning up after 49 Fire

Cleanup from the 49 Fire won’t be an easy task. Dozens of homeowners are faced with removal of ashes and the charred remains of structures. Destroyed appliances need to be haule ...

Grand jury recycles blue bag controversy

A Placer County grand jury report is putting renewed pressure on participating communities, including Auburn, to toss out programs that now see residents bagging recyclables. The ...