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Material Recovery Facility (MRF)

receives and sorts municipal and commercial waste to recover recyclable materials that include wood, green waste, metals, plastic, glass, newspaper, cardboard, and also aluminum.

Currently, the MRF (pronounced ‘Murf’) rescues and recycles approximately 22% of materials headed for landfill and approximately 50% of C&D tonnage, helping Western Placer County meet our State’s ambitious recycling goals.

Watch this informative video to see the MRF in action, and how Nortech helps our communities reduce, reuse, and recycle their municipal and commercial waste.

Nortech Waste has been proudly serving the Placer County community for over 22 years.


Buy-Back Center

We buy back empty California Refund Value (CRV) beverage containers. We also accept miscellanious items for free such as newspaper and cardboard.

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Landscape Materials

Compost and wood chips can be purchased at the Buy-Back Center during normal business hours. Nortech Gold Compost is an Organic Compost that meets strict quality guidelines.

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Household Hazardous Waste

Dispose of your hazardous waste such as pesticides, paints and varnishes or batteries. We eliminate it safely to keep the environment free of poisonous waste.

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The Buy-Back Center and Household Hazardous Waste facilities are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas

Nortech Waste proudly partners with the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA)

Residents should contact WPWMA directly for information on public rates for dropping off refuse.


Nortech Waste LLC is proud to offer new team members an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Vacation and Sick Pay
  • 401K
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Long-term Disability
  • Life/ADD

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For additional information, email us at humanresources@nortechwaste.com

Current Openings


Welder/Fabricators are responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and dismantling various pieces of equipment throughout the plant. Such duties include safely removing defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools; levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. Fabricates and repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

Plant Electrician

Plant electricians are responsible for safely and effectively installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures within our Material Recovery Facility (MRF). Must have knowledge of and working experience with programming logic controls, VFD, and soft starts. The plant mechanic must be up to date on relevant electrical codes.

Maintenance Laborer

Maintenance laborers are responsible for performing various cleaning and maintenance duties throughout the plant. Duties include but are not limited to: performing daily tasks outlined in preventative maintenance schedules, preparing and staging equipment for mechanic to complete work orders, assisting maintenance personnel in various tasks as needed.

Loader Operator

Loader operators are responsible for safely and effectively operating our front-end loaders in order to move debris or compost materials in order to feed lines, shredders, grinders, and screeners. Responsible for maintaining equipment by performing pre and post trip inspections and reporting any malfunctioning equipment in a timely manner. Loader operators may work inside our …

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Industrial Plant Mechanic

Plant mechanics are responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operation of equipment located inside the Material Recovery Facility (MRF). This includes ensuring proper preventative maintenance inspections and troubleshooting on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines. The plant mechanic must be able to accurately follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications. …

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Fuel and Lube Technician

Fuel and lube technicians are responsible for safely performing daily pre-op maintenance and fuel designation on various rolling equipment throughout our facility. Pre-op maintenance includes inspecting each identified piece of equipment, lubricating, and identifying issues. Writing and completing work orders in an efficient manner.


Drivers are responsible for operating our roll off truck and semi-trailer trucks on-site, in a safe and effective manner. Drivers will haul and unload materials at our Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and landfill. Drivers are responsible for maintaining the trucks by performing pre and post trip inspections, connecting and disconnecting hydraulic hoses, electric cables, and …

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