Treated Wood Illegal in Garbage & Drains Special Instructions To properly dispose of treated wood waste, please read below: Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery accepts treated wood waste (TWW). Please review their TWW acceptance and disposal procdures and rates for additional information along with the required Treated Wood Waste Customer Form. Berkeley Transfer Station accepts treated wood waste (TWW). Please review their TWW acceptance and disposal special handling procedures and rates for additional information. Here are some additional information on Treated Wood Waste from the state of California: *Treated Wood Waste Information from Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) *Treated Wood Waste Disposal Sites *Treated Wood Waste Handlers For some businesses, you may be able to bring these items to Keller Canyon Landfill. This location is not open to the public. Be sure to call prior for more information. Keller Canyon Landfill (Republic Services) 901 Bailey Rd., Pittsburg, California 94565 (925) 232-2999 NOTE: Treated wood waste should not be placed in a C&D debris box. Never Burn Treated Wood Chemicals such as creosote are used when treating wood, which creates toxic ash and emissions when burned. These particles lodge in soil and groundwater and take many years to break down, so never burn wood if you think it has been treated. Take Care With Sawdust Avoid breathing in sawdust from treated wood, and do not add it to compost or scatter on the ground. Ways to Reduce Choose a Different Wood Redwood and cedar are both naturally pest-resistant. Suppliers are also starting to offer more non-toxic treated wood options. Ways to Reuse Repurpose for New Project Certain types of wood products can be reused in a variety of ways. Find out how to repurpose your wood product.