Landfill

New Hours
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 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. 

​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. 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
Construction/Demolition
$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  
Mattresses $8.00/ each  
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  
$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
Tipping Fee
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
$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
 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
$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 $30/ per ton
Topsoil $40/ per ton
Wood Chips $30/ 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. 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.