Monday, December 5, 2022

As New Company Takes Over Waste Hauling in Parts of Mendocino, Expect to Swap Out Old Cans This Month

The following is a press release from the County of Mendocino:

[Picture from the Facebook of Redwood Waste Soluations]

The City of Fort Bragg and areas of Mendocino County currently served by Waste Management (WM) are transitioning to a new solid waste and recycling hauler (hauler). In preparation for the start of the new hauler effective July 1, 2022, Redwood Waste Solutions (RWS) recently delivered new containers to residents and businesses. WM is responsible for collecting their old containers and has provided the schedule below to help facilitate the collection. 

CARTS (Blue, Gray & Green)

  • Zone: Inland Commercial & Residential CARTS
  • When: Pick-Up (Tuesday – Friday) July 5, 2022 – July 8, 2022
  • Zone: Fort Bragg & Coastal Commercial & Residential CARTS
  • When: Pick-Up (Monday – Friday) July 18, 2022 – July 22, 2022

BINS (Larger Commercial Bins)

  • When: Beginning the week of July 5, 2022, RWS will empty old bin, pick up old bin, and leave new bin. 


  • When: RWS will pick up old box and provide new box if necessary when customers call for pickup. 

WM requests that residents leave empty containers out for the scheduled week of collection. In order to minimize the excess containers in the public right of way, residents are encouraged to continue using WM containers until they are picked up.

Questions regarding waste disposal through June 30, 2022 should be directed to WM at (707) 964-9172 or (866) 909-4458. 

Questions regarding waste disposal after July 1, 2022 should be directed to RWS at (707) 234-6400. Please expect longer wait times due to their high call volume. 


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