Humboldt Waste Management Authority

HWMA’s Main Business Office at 1059 W. Hawthorne Street is open for limited customer activity; office staff will be limiting the total number of customers allowed into the office at any time. The most convenient way to pay your bills is by direct mail or phone. If you need to pay your bill by cash in person, please be respectful of staff’s directions to ensure appropriate social distancing . Staff will monitor and respond to your emails and phone calls. There may be some delays in responses to your queries but staff will reply as soon as possible.

Please monitor this website for updates.


Household Hazardous Waste
(707) 441-2005
Recycling & Waste Reduction
(707) 268-8030

Need Curbside Collection?

HWMA does not provide or oversee any curbside collection services or bin rentals but both are available in most areas of Humboldt County by contacting your local garbage provider.

Find your curbside provider here.

News and Announcements

A new agenda and packet for the June 10, 2021 meeting of the HWMA Board of Directors is available at
Treated Wood Waste Accepted at the Hawthorne Street Transfer Station Beginning July 1st 2021 Effective Thursday, July 1st and until further notice, HWMA is pleased to announce we were granted a 6-... Read More