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  1. About Us

    The Regional Waste Authority is a joint-powers authority comprised of the following member jurisdictions: the Cities of Atwater, Dos Palos, Gustine, Livingston, Los Banos and Merced, and the County of Merced.

  2. Composting Resources

    See different composting resources in the Merced County area.

  3. Contact Information

    Browse contact information for all the local recycling centers and landfills.

  4. Curbside Recycling Information

    Discover information about curbside recycling containers.

  5. FAQs

    Find out what questions citizens are asking of the Regional Waste Authority.

  6. News & Updates

    Find out what's happening in with the Waste Authority.

  1. Recycling Drop-off Centers

    View the 4 recycling drop off locations within Merced County.

  2. Regional Waste Authority Board Meeting Information

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

  3. Related Links

    Find links that are helpful for citizens in our community.

  4. Resource Recovery Accepted Materials

    Find out what items are not accepted at the landfills.

  5. School Recycling Programs & Information

    View tips and other resources on how to start a school recycling program.

  6. Tire Recycling Information

    Tires cannot be disposed of in landfills, however they are collected at the landfills for transport to a certified tire recycling facility.