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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

Payroll Specialist

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the processing and reporting of payroll for the Company in accordance with Federal and State laws. While payroll is the primary function, the ability to support billing, accounts payable and general ledger processing as it pertains to Company records when needed is a secondary responsibility. This position requires a …

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Plant Electrician (Swing Shift)

The Plant Electrician’s main responsibilities require installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensures that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems, telecom & data system, CCTV, fire alarm, rolling equipment electrical systems.

Forklift Operator

Operators are responsible for operating industrial trucks that are equipped to move various types of materials and weights throughout the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and Buy Back department.


Drivers operate our roll off truck or semi-trailer truck on-site to unload material at the landfill and MRF. They are responsible for pre-trip and post-trip inspections, connecting and disconnecting hydraulic hoses and electric cables.