Trash and Recycling Information

Recycling service is free to all trash customers in the Covelo area.  Businesses and apartment complexes which choose to recycle can obtain, at no extra charge, containers of appropriate size to accept mixed paper and cardboard, glass bottles and jars, as well as plastic and metal beverage containers.  Business owners and apartment complex managers, please contact Jennifer Lombari at for a free consultation and for help saving money and reducing your waste. Recycling and diversion are encouraged by the County of Mendocino.

Round Valley Recycling Center

  • 76220 Commercial St., Covelo
  • 707-983-8240
  • Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Round Valley Recycling Center pays for the following recyclables:

  • The Round Valley Recycling Center operates a state-certified buy-back where customers can redeem containers which have California Redemption Value(CRV). Material brought for redemption must be segregated by product type and separated from other materials.
  • Also pays for nonferrous scrap metal and auto batteries.

Covelo Transfer Station

  • 90500 Refuse Rd., Covelo
  • 800-694-2722
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Holiday closures vary, please call for holiday hours.

To find items that are accepted go to



HazMobile accepts these items: aerosol cans, antifreeze, asbestos, batteries, brake fluid, corrosives, flourescent lights, gasoline, glues, herbicides, medicines, motor oil, oil filters, oven cleaners, paint, paint thinner, pesticides, photo chemicals, poisons, polishes, pool chemicals, propane canisters, and solvents.
Excluded items include: flares, ammunition, explosives, radioactive wastes, compressed gas cylinders larger than 5 gallons.
HazMobile schedule and more HazMobile information.

Please contact the Mendocino County Recycling Hotline at 707-468-9704 with any further questions.