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    Includes veterans' benefits, starting and running a business, unemployment, County job openings, and selling to the County.

  • Law and Justice

    Includes the courts, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, owning and renting a property, and property tax assessments.

  • Health and Family Care

    Includes child and adult health service, food stamps, foster care, mental health, in-home nurse, substance abuse, and child support.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • Animal Services

    Includes adopting a pet, animal control, and local vets and shelters.

  • County and Government

    Includes information on the buildings, county, codes, departments, projects, representation, and voting.

  • Community and Recreation

    Includes activities and events, parks, museums, libraries, and volunteerism.

  • Taxes and Financial Reports

    Property taxes, business taxes, transient occupancy taxes, fines, and financial reports.

  • Transportation and Travel

    Includes passports, bus schedules, and road maintenance.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, and emergency response.

Events

Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Tours

Placer County and Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal host free public tours of the Eastern Regional Materials Recovery
Facility (MRF) every year (in 2009, tours were held on Thursday, August 27). The tours allow residents to learn about recycling and to see first hand how waste is processed to recover valuable materials including paper, glass, plastic, wood, yard waste and metals. The recovered materials are sent to other recycling facilities for processing and distribution throughout the world, helping to conserve natural resources.

Watch this website for future public tours.


Do you have a school or organization that would like a tour of the MRF? Please call (530) 538-0148 for additional information. It is important to schedule events, and receive a confirmation, prior to attending a tour. Tours are not given without prior scheduling.
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