Caltrans and the County of Mendocino to Host Clean California Free Large Item ‘Dump Week’ Event in Covelo


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COVELO – Caltrans, the County of Mendocino, Solid Wastes of Willits, Round Valley Indian Tribes, and the Round Valley Area Municipal Advisory Council will host a free large item Dump Week where residents can properly dispose of their unwanted, bulky items. This Dump Week event is made possible by Governor Gavin Newsom’s Clean California initiative, a sweeping $1.1 billion, multiyear clean-up effort led by Caltrans to remove trash, create thousands of jobs and engage communities to transform public spaces.

Who: Covelo area residents

What: Free Large Item Dump Week

When: Monday, August 22 – Saturday, August 27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. or until capacity is reached

Where: Covelo Transfer Station, 90500 Refuse Road, Covelo

This Dump Day collection is limited to furniture, appliances, mattresses, scrap metal, accumulated trash, tires (limit 9 per load), and other large, bulky household items. No construction materials, business waste, electronics, hazardous waste, treated wood waste, or asbestos of any type will be accepted. Clean California Dump Days are open to all residents in the area.

This is part of a series of Dump Day events planned for Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, and Mendocino Counties. Future events include Casper and Willits communities. Please remember to secure your load.

Dump Day events are organized to further the Department’s goal of keeping California highways and waterways litter-free as part of the Clean California Initiative.

Visit to learn more about how Clean California is transforming communities with Dump Day events to keep trash from reaching our roads and waterways. For general questions about this event, please contact Ryan Maidrand at (707) 498-5174.

District: District 1

Media Contact: Rhiannon Montgomery

Phone: (707) 601-9913