Emergency Response

Recycling and Yardwaste pickup has resumed. Office at 920 American Way is open Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Recycling Center, Reuse Center, Vegeatative Waste Yard and the HHW Facility are CLOSED until further notice.
For a list of Recycing Drop off Options in Butte County Click Here

All services are suspended at destoryed homes. If you need to restart services please make sure to contact us when returning home to update your service needs and contact information.
Please email us at  customerservice@northernrecycling.biz or call 530-876-3340.

If you are on Autopay please make sure to go into to bill pay and stop it.

It is very important to note that no fire related debris can go into the trash carts. Please note that there is a service and disposal fee for bulky item pickups for empty Refrigerators and Freezers.

Our hearts go out to our community during this terrible disaster, take care and please be safe.




Click Here for NRWS re-entry information and the new calendar for 2019 (please note that the HHW and the Reuse Center are closed for now, do to the uncertainty of when we will be able to reopen we are just putting out a calendar for the first 3 months of 2019.

When returning to your home please make sure to follow all county health and safety procedures. Throw out all food and follow the proper cleaning procedures to sanitize your refrigerator, which can be found at www.buttecountyrecovers.org/re-entry. Once your refrigerator is emptied of all food contents, if you would prefer to recycle rather than clean it, you can take it to your local scrap metal yard, the Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility, or contact customerservice@northernrecycling.biz and request a bulky item pickup.  Again, please remember that fire related debris should not be disposed of in your trash carts.

Link to list of homes burned:

Link to map the fire:

Airbnb has opened up their local homes for free to people affected by the camp fire. Guests who wish to take part in the program will need to create a free account with Airbnb. Once the account is created and the user is logged in, they can find open homes in here www.airbnb.com/welcome/evacuees/buttecounty

Butte County Sheriff: request that you check for the status of loved ones and list yourself on the safe and well website www.safeandwell.org, and/or to contact their office if you still cannot locate someone at 530-538-7322 to request a welfare check or file a missing persons report.

Best advice is to start contacting you home owner's insurance broker asap.
One of NRWS's brokers is willing to assist employees and provide them advice in dealing with these claims.
Elizabeth Bishop
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
+1 (707) 789-3064

Butte County Office of Emergency Management:
Phone:    530.552.3333
Fax:        530.538.7120

Governor’s Office for Emergency Services – great for individuals & families and for businesses & organizations - http://www.caloes.ca.gov/home.

Recovery After a Disaster http://www.caloes.ca.gov/For-Individuals-Families/Individual-Assistance. Talks about insurance, local, state and federal programs. Also has an individual assistance hotline 916-845-8149. Program Manager is Karma Hackney 916-845-8141. Also has regions – for Butte County contact is John Melendez 916-845-8147 john.melendez@caloes.ca.gov.

What to know following a house fire. https://www.wikihow.com/Know-What-to-Do-Following-a-House-Fire
Also this one. https://www.pdrinlandempire.com/2012/06/the-best-steps-to-take-after-your-your-house-burns-down/
Here’s one re: financially. https://petetheplanner.com/financially-what-happens-when-your-house-burns-down/

CA Wildfires Statewide Recovery Resources. Lots of good stuff. http://wildfirerecovery.org/

CalEPA Fire Response and Recovery. Good one. https://calepa.ca.gov/disaster/fire/

US OSHA re: Wildfires https://www.osha.gov/dts/wildfires/response.html

FEMA Disaster Assistance https://www.disasterassistance.gov/