Wood - Treated
Treated wood is wood treated with a chemical for the purpose of resisting decay. Examples include pressure-treated dimensional lumber, creosote-treated railroad ties, and telephone poles.
Household Hazardous Waste
This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.
Pressure treated, preserved wood, or treated wood waste (including the sawdust), referred to as TWW, has preserving chemicals like arsenic. Common uses of TWW are fence posts, sill plates, landscape timbers, pilings, guardrails, decking, and railroad ties.
TWWDisposal.org has fact sheets and outreach materials on the appropriate handing, disposal, and other management of TWW for facilities that may receive or handle treated wood waste.
Painted, engineered, stained, laquered, plywood/composite, and wood painted with "copper green" wood may go in the garbage.
|Kirby Canyon Landfill||910 Coyote Creek Golf Dr.||Morgan Hill||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||Call first for details.|
|FERMA Corporation (Newark)||
6655 Smith Ave
|Newark||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Bayview Environmental Services Inc.||6925 San Leandro St.||Oakland||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Bayview Environmental Services, Inc.||6925 San Leandro St||Oakland||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service||1300 Loveridge Rd.||Pittsburg||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||1. Enter the Construction and Demolition Scale to the left after the first stop sign at the facility. 2. Notify the scale attendant you have Treated Wood Waste. 3. The scale attendant will inspect your load and direct you where to dump it. 4. Complete the quick customer form (https://mdrr.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AB-332-TREATED-WOOD-WASTE-CUSTOMER-FORM_10062021.pdf) and submit it to the scale while completing your transaction.|
|Keller Canyon Landfill||901 Bailey Rd.||Pittsburg||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||Closed to public.|
|Veolia Environmental Services||1125 Hensley St||Richmond||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park)||5750 Commerce Blvd||Rohnert Park||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder||
1001 I St
PO Box 4025
|Sacramento||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/FacIT/Facility/Search.aspx|
|Safety Kleen Systems (Sacramento)||6000 88th Street||Sacramento||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Clean Harbors||1021 Berryessa Road||San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up||Commercial quantity|
|Univar USA/ChemCare||2256 Junction Ave||San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Guadalupe Landfill (Rubbish Disposal Company)||15999 Guadalupe Mines Rd||San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||Call first for details.|
|Stericycle (San Jose)||189 Stauffer Blvd||San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Safety Kleen (San Jose)||1147 N 10th Street||San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Zanker Road Landfill||
705 Los Esteros Road
(north of Zanker Road, one mile north of Zanker and Highway 237)
|San Jose||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||DTSC variance received 3/11/21. Call first for terms and conditions.|
|Sonoma County Transfer Station (Sonoma)||4376 Stage Gulch Road||Sonoma||Safe Disposal||Paid Drop-off||DTSC variance 3/11/21. Call first for details.|
|North State Environmental (South San Francisco)||
220 South Spruce Avenue
|South San Francisco||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
|Potrero Hills Landfill||3675 Potrero Hills Lane||Suisun City||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up||Call first for details.|
2040 Peabody Road
|Vacaville||Safe Disposal||Paid Pick-up|
Contact ACI at 510-483-1400 for details.
|Castro Valley Sanitary District||
Contact ACI, 510-483-1400, for details.
|Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)|
|San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)|
|San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)|
|Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)|