Landfill

Cardboard


The South Canyon Landfill will accept commercial loads of cardboard for composting during normal hours of operation, at the rate of $10.00 per ton, minimum $5.00 fee.


Recycle Center

The City of Glenwood Springs downtown Recycling Center opened to the public on Tuesday December 8, 2020, reestablishing a convenient recycling center in downtown at 102 13th street. 


The South Canyon Landfill recycling center is now closed, however 
commingle (plastic #1-7, aluminum, tin), glass, and cardboard, can be dropped off at the scale office from 8:30am-4pm on Monday through Friday and 9:00am-4pm on Saturday. All commercial cardboard must weigh in at the scale. 


​Waste & Recycle Combination Program

Individuals may drop off 30 gallon bags of household trash for $4 each (maximum up to 6 bags) when also dropping off recyclables.

Individuals who wish to participate in this program must stop at the scale office first to declare their total number of 30 gallon bags of household trash, pay the appropriate fee to the scale office attendant, the drop off is at the scale office.

This program is available during normal Landfill hours of operation.

Waste Tipping Fees


Cash or checks are accepted.
 GENERAL WASTE

   
 Material Type
 In County Tipping Fee
Out of County TIpping Fee 
Municipal Solid Waste $49.00 / ton*  $49.00 / ton*
Residential/Mixed $0.02 / pound*  $0.02 / pound*

Residential Waste (1) 30 Gallon Bag Unloaded at Recycle Center $4.00/Unit** $4.00/Unit**
 Construction/Demolition
$48.00 / ton*    $68.00 / ton*
Concrete, clean (no rebar or mesh) $20.00 / ton*  $20.00 / ton*
Concrete, dirty (with rebar or mesh) $40.00 / ton*  $40.00 / ton*
Contaminated Soil** $52.00 / ton*  $52.00 / ton*
 Waste Soil (no rocks or trash)  $10.00/ ton*  $15.00/ ton*
 Waste Soil (8" minus rocks or trash)  $15.00/ ton*  $20.00/ ton*
 Waste Soil (8" plus rocks and over, no trash)  $25.00/ ton* $35.00/ ton*
 Waste Soil (with trash)  $25.00/ ton* $35.00/ ton*
Brush and Wood (separated) $35.00 / ton*  $35.00 / ton*
Metal Appliances**** $10.00 / each*  $10.00 / each*
Other Recyclable Metal (separated) $20.00 / ton*  $20.00 / ton*
 Mattresses $8.00/ each*  $8.00/ each*
Large Animal (elk, cow, etc - over 300 lbs) $12.00 / each*  $12.00 / each*
Medium Animal (deer, etc - up to 300 lbs) $10.00 / each*  $10.00 / each*
Small Animal (dog, cat, etc - up to 100 lbs) $8.00 / each*  $8.00 / each*
Non-friable asbestos*** $50.00 / ton*  $50.00 / ton*
Septic Sludge $0.20 / gallon*  $0.30 / gallon*
Car Wash Sludge $0.25 / gallon*  $0.30 / gallon*
Grease Sludge $0.30 / gallon*  $0.35 / gallon*
Sludge $39.14 / ton* $45.00 / ton*
Minimum Charge $8.00 / load*  $8.00 / load*
Each Uncovered load (added to regular fees) $20.00*  $20.00*
$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*
TIRES    
Tire Type
In County Tipping Fee
Out of County Tipping Fee 
Passenger car/light truck $5.00 / tire* $5.00 / tire*
Passenger car/light truck with rim $10.00 / tire*  $10.00 / tire*
Large truck $10.00 / tire*  $10.00 / tire*
Large truck with rim $20.00 / tire* $20.00 / tire*
Equipment $30.00 / tire*  $30.00 / tire*
Equipment with rim $40.00 / tire*  $40.00 / tire*
Tires Cut (quartered or sidewalls cut out) $89.00 / ton*  $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 (17inches and smaller) $12.00
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
Console units/projection television $55.00
Flat Screens (between 15 and 22 inches)
$15.00
Flat Screens (between 23 to 27 inches) $20.00
Flat Screens (between 28 and 39 inches)
$25.00
Flat Screens (between 40 to 50 inches) $30.00
Flat Screens (between 51 and 70 inches)
$40.00
Any broken or disassembled TV
$10.00 added
CPU and tower $15.00
Laptop $8.00
Audio and Video $8.00
Computer Monitors $20.00
 PRINTERS AND MICROWAVES  
 Waste Type
 Tipping Fee
Laser printer $15.00
Ink jet printer $15.00
Medium printer $25.00
Floor standing copier or printer $65.00
Microwave $5.00
 YARD AND FARM WASTE  
 Material Type
 In County Tipping Fee
Out of County Tipping Fee 
Wood Chipped ($8 Min. Charge) $8.00/ ton* $8.00/ ton*
Grass and Leaves ($8 Min. Charge) $12.00/ ton* $12.00/ ton*
Cardboard Materials ($5 Min Charge) $10.00/ ton* (Effective June 1, 2020) $10.00/ ton* (Effective June 1, 2020)
 Brush and Wood (separated)
$35.00 / ton*
$35.00 / ton*
Manure ($20 Min. Charge) $20.00/ ton* $20.00/ ton*
$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*

COMPOST FOR SALE

COMPOST TYPE
Price
Raw Compost $27/ per ton
Compost + Soil Material 50/50 Blend $50/ per ton

View Full Waste Tipping Fee PDF

 Legend


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

Required Documentation


South Canyon Landfill requires documentation of refrigerant removal before it can accept any refrigeration unit. Documentation must be signed by a certified technician and it must have the serial number of the unit on it. Listed below are a few businesses that may remove freon:
  
  • Cars Auto Salvage: 970-625-1477
  • Aspen to Vail Appliance Service: 970-963-2146
  • Barksdale's: 970-945-5635
  • Mountain Valley Appliance: 970-876-5559
  • Corrigan's Refrigeration: 970-945-8595
  • Green Zone Recycling: 970-876-5941

Toxic or Hazardous Waste


No toxic or hazardous waste is accepted. This includes, but is not limited to, paint, thinners, oil, herbicides, or pesticides. The Pitkin County Solid Waste Center will accept these materials by appointment.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection  (Postponed due to COVID-19)


The City of Glenwood Springs offers a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event each April (the Saturday closest to Earth Day).This service will be free, for most items, to people living within the City limits of Glenwood Springs. People living outside the city limits of the City of Glenwood Springs will be charged a $1.00 handling fee per gallon. Contractors and Commercial Painters can bring Latex paint to recycle for $2.00 per gallon handling fee.

There is a limit of 10 gallons of paint for no fee over the limit will be charged $2.00 / gal.. Please NO containers larger than 5 gal.

The HHW collection event is by appointment only.