News and Announcements

HWMA April 8, 2021 Board Meeting

A new agenda and packet for the April 8, 2021 meeting of the HWMA Board of Directors is available at

posted: 04.02.21

HWMA Special Meeting, April 1, 2021

A special meeting of the HWMA Board of Directors will take place on April 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

More information is available here.

posted: 03.30.21

Hiring! - Scale Attendant (Part-Time)

The Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) is soliciting applications for the Position of Scale Attendant (Part-Time).

If you are interested in more info or to apply for this opportunity see here.

posted: 03.23.21

Employment Opportunity

The Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) is soliciting applications for the Position of Executive Director.

posted: 01.12.21

New Rules Regarding Treated Wood Waste

New rule will prevent local waste disposal sites from accepting treated wood

posted: 12.15.20

Composting Project - California Alliance for Community Composting

From the Humboldt County Local Enforcement Agency (LEA):

posted: 11.08.20

Eureka Recycling Center & Hazardous Waste Days Of Service

Effective Monday, October 5th Humboldt Waste Management Authority’s Eureka Recycling Center will resume recycling drop-off services 7 days a week, with the Hazardous Waste Facility resuming residential drop-off services 6 days a week. CRV Buyback services have been discontinued.

posted: 10.09.20

Christmas Tree Disposal 2019/2020

Christmas tree drop off begins the day after Christmas - Thursday, December 26, 2019 - at the Hawthorne Street Transfer Station! Look for the blue bin across the street from the HWMA Scalehouse at 1059 W. Hawthorne Street, Eureka, CA 95501.

posted: 12.16.19

Hazardous Waste Facility Closure

Humboldt Waste Management Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility will be closed for maintenance January 11th through January 20th 2019.

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment for another date please Call (707) 441-2005. 

posted: 01.07.19

Monthly Hazardous Waste Collection November

Humboldt Waste Management Authority held its monthly Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on the first saturday of the month on November 4th, 2017.

posted: 11.20.17