Landfill

LANDFILL ALERT

Until further notice, acceptable payments for the South Canyon Landfill are cash or check only (no credit cards). The credit card machine is currently out of service. 

Additionally due to a phone outage at the landfill, please direct any questions or comments to Liz Mauro via email at elizabeth.mauro@cogs.us.

Updated November 28, 2022


The South Canyon Landfill is owned and operated by the City of Glenwood Springs and has served the waste management needs of our community for over 60 years.  The site provides a variety of services to the public including trash disposal, brush and yard waste recycling, commercial composting, aggregate recycling, metal recycling, e-waste recycling, and car battery recycling.

NEXT HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION WILL BE IN APRIL 2023

The Recycle Center is located in downtown Glenwood Springs at 102 13th street. 


Composting

The South Canyon Landfill operates a commercial composting facility and sells STA certified compost.  For more information about how to compost your food waste please call or email.

 

 



Waste Tipping Fees Table Below

State solid waste user fee is applied to most loads. View more information on construction and demolition waste pricing and sorting instructions. Email questions to liz.mauro@cogs.us











 GENERAL MATERIALS

   
 Material Type
 In County Tipping Fee
Out of County Tipping Fee 
Municipal Solid Waste $51.45 / ton  $103.00 / ton
 Food Waste $12.00 / ton  
Residential Waste (1) 30 Gallon Bag Unloaded at Recycle Center $4.00/Unit
Construction/Demolition/Loose Trash
$50.40 / ton   $71.40 / ton
Unsorted C&D/Loose Trash (contains divertible materials) $80.00 / ton  $115.00 / ton
Concrete/porcelain/masonry/crushable rock $40.00 / ton  
Contaminated Soil** $54.60 / ton  
Screenable Soil   $10.00/ ton  
Waste Soil (cover dirt, not screenable, ie red dirt or other low quality spoils)  $25.00/ ton
Brush and Wood (separated) $35.00 / ton  
Appliances $10.00 / each  
Refrigerator / Freezer / AC Unit $30.00 / each  
Other Recyclable Metal (separated) FREE  
Mattress / Box spring $8.40/ each  
Large Animal (elk, cow, etc - over 300 lbs) $12.60 / each  
Medium Animal (deer, etc - up to 300 lbs) $10.50 / each  
Non-friable Asbestos*** $52.50 / ton  
Septic Tank Liquid $0.23 / gallon  $0.35 / gallon
Car Wash Liquid Waste (April 15-October 15) $0.29 / gallon  $0.35 / gallon
Grease Liquid Waste $0.23 / gallon  $0.35 / gallon
Biosolids $40.00 / ton
Minimum Charge $9.00 / load  
Uncovered Load Fee $40.00  
$48.00 / ton*
$48.00 / ton*
$48.00 / ton*
$20.00 / ton*
$20.00 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$8.00/ each*
$8.00/ each*
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TIRES  
Tire Type
Tipping Fee
Passenger car/light truck $6.00 / tire
Passenger car/light truck with rim $12.00 / tire
Large truck $12.00 / tire
Large truck with rim $24.00 / tire
Tires Cut (quartered or sidewalls cut out) $89.00 / ton
$5.00 / tire*
$5.00 / tire*
$5.00 / tire*
$20.00 / tire*
$20.00 / tire*
$20.00 / tire*
 ELECTRONICS AND TELEVISIONS  
 Electronic Type
 Tipping Fee
Television (between 18 and 23 inches) $20.00
Television (between 24 and 31 inches)
$35.00
Television (between 32 and 36 inches) $45.00
Television (37 inches and larger)
$60.00
Flat Screen TV (between 15 and 22 inches)
$15.00
Flat Screen TV (between 23 to 27 inches) $20.00
Flat Screen TV (between 28 and 39 inches)
$25.00
Flat Screen TV (between 40 to 50 inches) $30.00
Flat Screen TV (between 51 and 70 inches)
$40.00
Any broken or disassembled TV
$10.00 added
CPU, tower $15.00
Laptop, audio-video accessories $8.00
Solar Panel (smaller than 9 square feet) $20.00
Solar Panel (9 square feet or larger) $40.00
Computer Monitors $20.00
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 PRINTERS AND MICROWAVES  
 Waste Type
 Tipping Fee
Small printer $15.00
Medium printer $25.00
Floor standing copier or printer $65.00
Microwave $5.00
 YARD AND FARM WASTE
 Material Type
 Tipping Fee
Wood Chipped ($8 Min. Charge) $8.00/ ton
Grass and Leaves ($8 Min. Charge) $12.00/ ton
Cardboard Materials ($5 Min Charge) $10.00/ ton
 Brush and Wood (separated)
$35.00 / ton
Manure ($20 Min. Charge) $20.00/ ton
Note: no contamination is acceptable in these materials
because they are composted.  Loads with more contamination
than we can reasonably remove will be charged a clean-up or contamination fee. 
 
$48.00 / ton*
$48.00 / ton*
$48.00 / ton*
$20.00 / ton*
$20.00 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*
$39.14 / ton*

PRODUCTS FOR SALE

PRODUCT TYPE
Price
Compost $31.50/ per ton
Topsoil (0.5-inch screened) $42/ per ton
Wood Chips $30/ per ton
Fill Dirt (unscreened, dump trucks/trailers only) $8/ per ton



 Legend

  • ** Indicates citizen must follow Special Waste Protocol. Please call for information
  • *** Indicates Only non-friable asbestos accepted and must follow Special Waste Protocol

Toxic or Hazardous Waste

No toxic or hazardous waste is accepted. This includes, but is not limited to, paint, thinners, oil, herbicides, or pesticides.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The City of Glenwood Springs offers a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event each April (the Saturday closest to Earth Day, in 2022 it will be APRIL 16th).  Year-round HHW drop off is available upvalley at the Pitkin County Solid Waste Center near Aspen Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm see landfillrules.com for details.