Landfill

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. 

Composting


The South Canyon Landfill operates a commercial composting facility and sells STA certified compost.  Click here for the most recent lab analysis.

Waste Tipping Fees


Cash or checks are accepted. State solid waste user fee is applied to most loads. 
 GENERAL MATERIALS

   
 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  
Refrigerator / Freezer / AC Unit $30.00 / each  
Other Recyclable Metal (separated) $20.00 / ton  
Mattress / Box spring $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  
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
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
$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.

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).  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.