Transfer Station Operations are available to the public of inland Mendocino County.
The Transfer Station, located at 3151 Taylor Drive in Ukiah, is open Monday through Saturday,
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and can be reached by phone at (707) 234-6400.
The Transfer Station operates a state-certified buy-back where customers can redeem containers which have California Redemption Value (CRV).
Material brought for redemption must be segregated by product type and separated from other materials.
The Buy-Back Center is open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Scrap Metal Buy-Back Center formerly located at the Transfer Station has moved down the road to 3515 Taylor Drive. Metals purchased include aluminum, copper, brass, radiators, insulated and clean wire, stainless steel, lead and similar materials. Now also buying batteries. The facility operates in compliance with scrap metal regulations of the State of California. Customers need to provide proper identification before purchases can be made. Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Scrap metal can still be dropped off at the Ukiah Transfer Station during regular transfer station business hours for recycling at no charge.
For more information visit us at TCS Metals.
The format and hours of the Salvage Shop have changed. Please visit our Facebook page for current information about the availability of salvaged materials (https://www.facebook.com/thesalvageshopukiah) or give us a call at (707) 234-6400.
Compost is available in bulk or in bags at 3151 Taylor Drive, Ukiah, during regular business hours. Our compost is made from recycled municipal green waste. We also sell a variety of recycled landscape materials at competitive prices. Delivery is available for compost and landscape materials. Acceptable payment methods include cash, debit card, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover). Call (707) 234-6400 for delivery information.Recycled Landscape Materials Pricelist
The Transfer Station and Drop-off: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Buy-Back: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
The facility is closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
All payments for depositing solid waste, construction and demolition waste, drop-off of certain appliances or the purchase of compost may be made by cash, debit card or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover).
Hazardous and electronic waste is strictly prohibited from being landfilled, and must be handled separately from trash and recyclables. This includes all paints, thinners, pesticides, motor oil, fluorescent tubes and electronics such as televisions, monitors, and VCRs.
We accept the following hazardous waste and e-waste free of charge in designated areas at our transfer station:
Contact the Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority at (707) 468-9704 or visit them at www.mendorecycle.org for information on locations and schedules for Hazardous Waste disposal.