Report Illegal Dumping

NOTICE: Effective 5/13/2020, the Lovelace Materials Recycling Facility and Transfer Station, the North County Recycling Center and Sanitary Landfill, and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility are open to the public, resuming normal business hours. 

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Customers are strongly encouraged to wear facial coverings and gloves when visiting sites.

Credit and debit cards (with ID), and business checks only will be accepted - NO CASH transactions.

Please expect longer wait times at County solid waste facilities due to required social distancing and Health Orders. 

Dumping on private or public areas is illegal and punishable by fines and jail time.  Report illegal dumping to (209) 468-4400.

For questions or concerns, call Solid Waste Administration at 468-3066 (during normal business hours)

NOTICE: SB1383 Waste Collection System/Service Changes

Proudly Serving All Residents and Communities of San Joaquin County

Solid Waste is a division of the Public Works Department of San Joaquin County. The division oversees the operations of several solid waste facilities and sanitary landfills, administers state mandated waste diversion programs, and provides and arranges for a wide range of services and outreach to the general public so as to conserve resources, and preserve public health and safety and the environment.

Public Services include: mandatory residential refuse collection and commercial recycling; a variety of landfill diversion programs for Agricultural Plastics, Tires, Oil, Sharps, Medicines, Mattresses, Appliances, Construction and Demolition Debris, Organics, and countless other products; and education and outreach to the general public on how to properly dispose or recycle any given material.

Facilities include County owned and operated Lovelace Materials Recovery Facility and Transfer Station, and North County Recycling Center and Sanitary Landfill, as well as owned but privately operated Foothill Sanitary Landfiland Hazardous Household Waste Facility. The division also maintains the closed landfill facilities at Corral Hollow and Harney Lane. The active facilities are key locations in a network that reaches every County resident and business to dispose of nearly all man-made products that can't be recycled or diverted.

For questions or concerns, call Solid Waste Administration at 468-3066 (during normal business hours).


Solid Waste Administrative Office
1810 East Hazelton Avenue
Stockton, CA 95205
Phone: (209) 468-3066
Fax: (209) 468-3078
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Email us with questions at:
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County Solid Waste Facilities

San Joaquin County Solid Waste Facilities