ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — This Saturday, Roseville will host a ‘Dump Day,’ a day where area residents can dispose of large amounts of waste for free as part of Caltrans’ Clean California Initiative. This is the first time that this event is held in Placer County.
Caltrans District 3 is the organizer of the event and will be holding free ‘Dump Days’ throughout 11 counties for the rest of the year. The Dump Day events are organized to keep California highways clean from the trash.
Saturday’s event in Roseville will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until capacity is reached, at the Roseville Maintenance Station, located at 1000 Atlantic Street. Caltrans will have staff there to accept household waste and other trash at no charge.
Caltrans will be accepting general household waste and garbage such as metal, plastic, fiberglass, fabric, glass, untreated wood, as well as landscape trimmings.
Up to four pieces of electronic waste per vehicle, such as televisions, computer monitors, VCRs, CD/DVD players, stereo equipment, and microwaves will also be accepted, along with other household appliances.
Tires can also be dropped off, up to six per vehicle. Concrete such as dirt, rocks, asphalt, sand, brick, or construction materials can also be dropped off along with mattresses box springs, and futons.
Treated wood, asbestos, compressed gas, and hazardous waste of any type including paint, batteries, oils, acids, aerosol cans, household chemicals, corrosive, or hazardous waste will not be accepted at the event.
Caltrans District 3 has been hosting ‘Dump Day’ events in the Northern California counties that it encompasses since 2021.