Effective on Monday, July 12, 2021 the Recycle Center will be open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Effective on Monday, July 19, 2021, the landfill will be open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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, liquid waste disposal, commercial composting, aggregate recycling, metal recycling, and car battery recycling.
Recycle CenterThe 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.
Waste & Recycle Combination ProgramIndividuals 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. State solid waste user fee is applied to most loads.
| 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|
||$48.00 / ton|| $68.00 / ton
|Concrete||$40.00 / ton||
|Contaminated Soil**||$52.00 / ton|| $52.00 / ton
|Screenable Soil (no rocks no trash)||$10.00/ ton||$15.00/ ton|
|Waste Soil (8" minus rocks no trash)||$15.00/ ton||$20.00/ ton|
|Waste Soil (8" plus rocks no trash)||$25.00/ ton||$35.00/ ton|
|Brush and Wood (separated)||$35.00 / ton||
|Metal Appliances||$10.00 / each||
|Other Recyclable Metal (separated)||$20.00 / ton||
|Large Animal (elk, cow, etc - over 300 lbs)||$12.00 / each||
|Medium Animal (deer, etc - up to 300 lbs)||$10.00 / each||
|Small Animal (dog, cat, etc - up to 100 lbs)||$8.00 / each||
|Non-friable Asbestos***||$50.00 / ton||
|Septic Tank Liquid||$0.20 / gallon|| $0.30 / gallon
|Car Wash Liquid Waste||$0.25 / gallon|| $0.30 / gallon
|Grease Liquid Waste||$0.30 / gallon|| $0.35 / gallon
|Biosolids||$39.14 / ton||$45.00 / ton|
|Minimum Charge||$8.00 / load||
|Uncovered Load Fee||$20.00||
| Tire Type
|Passenger car/light truck||$5.00 / tire|
|Passenger car/light truck with rim||$10.00 / tire|
|Large truck||$10.00 / tire|
|Large truck with rim||$20.00 / tire|
|Equipment||$30.00 / tire|
|Equipment with rim||$40.00 / tire|
|Tires Cut (quartered or sidewalls cut out)||$89.00 / ton|
|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)
|Television (between 32 and 36 inches)||$45.00|
|Television (37 inches and larger)
|Console units/projection television||$55.00|
|Flat Screens (between 15 and 22 inches)
|Flat Screens (between 23 to 27 inches)||$20.00|
|Flat Screens (between 28 and 39 inches)
|Flat Screens (between 40 to 50 inches)||$30.00|
|Flat Screens (between 51 and 70 inches)
|Any broken or disassembled TV
|CPU and tower||$15.00|
|Audio and Video||$8.00|
|PRINTERS AND MICROWAVES|
| Waste Type
|| Tipping Fee
|Ink jet printer||$15.00|
|Floor standing copier or printer||$65.00|
|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|
|Compost||$30/ per ton|
|Topsoil||$40/ per ton|
|Wood Chips||$30/ per ton|
- ** 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. The Pitkin County Solid Waste Center near Aspen will accept these materials Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm.
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).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. In 2021, this event will be held on August 21st (by appointment only). Call 945-5375 to make an appointment.
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.