Heavy Rain
For Immediate Release

Sonoma County Storm Update 5: Debris Removal Resources

Information on debris removal resources for flood recovery

Santa Rosa, CA  –  February 22, 2019  –  To assist residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department in collaboration with Recology will provide two debris removal clean-up events over the next two weekends. In addition, Sonoma County Waste Management Agency will provide the opportunity to dispose of toxic materials at one location on Tuesday, March 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

“Clearing out flood debris will help residents take the first step to recovery. Bring us your water-damaged debris to avoid issues down the line, like mold,” shared Supervisor Lynda Hopkins. “The collaboration between Recology and the County is an example of a public-private partnership which allows us to provide services to the community that would otherwise be out of reach.”

Non-Toxic Flood Debris Disposal


  • Saturday, February 23 from 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.


  • Mirabel Park and Ride (located on the southwestern corner of the Mirabel Road and River Road intersection).


  • Saturday, March 2 from 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.


  • Guerneville Park and Ride (located on the north side of Hwy. 116/River Road, between Brookside Lane and Gabes Rock Road)

Items that will be accepted:

General trash and other non-hazardous debris/materials originating from the flood event only. Please do not mix hazardous and toxic materials with debris. No after-hours dumping will be permitted.

Items that will not be accepted:

Hazardous materials or other toxics. A list of toxic materials is below.

Toxic Materials Collection (Appointments Required)

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, March 12 from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
  • Location: Please call (707) 795-2025 option 3 or 1(877) 747-1870 to schedule an appointment. Once you have an appointment, you will be given the location.

Common Toxic Materials Accepted:

be accepted.

Not Accepted:

  • Electronics
  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Radioactive materials
  • Biological wastes (except syringes)
  • Controlled substances

For information on how to handle household hazardous materials, please visit: https://zerowastesonoma.gov/household-hazardous-waste-facility.


Contact Information

County Administrator's Office
County of Sonoma
575 Administration Drive
Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464665, -122.725235