1. Highway 59 Landfill

7040 N. State Highway 59
Merced, CA  95348

Telephone: 209-723-4481 ext. 3

Fax: 209-384-3109


2. ​Billy Wright Landfill

17173 S. Billy Wright Road

Los Banos, CA  93635

Telephone: 209-826-1163


Visit ourLandfills page for landfill hours, rates, materials accepted, and the operations calendar(including dates of the Cities'/County Community Cleanup Events).

Welcome to the Merced County Regional Waste Authority (RWA). 

The RWA is a joint-powers authority comprised of the follwoing member jurisdictions: the Cities of Atwater, Dos Palos, Gustine, Livingston, Los Banos and Merced, and the County of Merced. The RWA owns and operates the two regional landfills within Merced County, and administers integrated waste management contracts and grants on behalf of the member jurisdictions. Please visit the Landfills, Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), and Recycling pages for more information. For service-related issues, please view the map of Service Providers and contact the hauler that services your neighborhood.

  LATEST NEWS & Updates

  • Landfills will be CLOSED Mon. 2/20/17, but will have extended Saturday hours until 3:30 PM on Sat. 2/25/17.
  • Both landfills will have extended hours until 3:30 PM on every first Saturday of the month. Visit our Landfills page.
  • Our next quarterly household hazardous waste event will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017. For more information, please click here.


RWA Board Meeting Dates and Agendas can be found on the Merced County Association of Governments Agenda Center, listed under "MCAG Governing Board". To view, please visit:

have Service issues?

Please click the map and call the 
service provider for your area.