Solid Waste Management

Purpose

The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Program is to provide recycling and solid waste disposal services to citizens and visitors so they can experience minimal impacts from solid waste disposal. See below for details for the Landfill and the Recycling Center.

News: Effective September 1st we will begin the new Saturday Schedule. We will only be open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

  1. Landfill Information
  2. Recycling Information
  3. Charge Application

Landfill Rates

To view current Landfill rates, click here (PDF).

Hours & Holiday Schedule

Gunnison County Landfill will follow the below listed holiday schedule.

2021

  • January 1st - New Year’s Day
  • May 31st - Memorial Day
  • July 5th - Independence Day (Observed)
  • September 6th - Labor Day
  • November 11th - Veteran’s Day
  • November 25th - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 24th - Christmas Eve

Winter Hours of Operation (December 7th to March 31st)

Monday - Friday8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Saturday (Open ONLY the first Saturday of December, January, February, and March)
8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
SundayClosed


Sage-Grouse Hours of Operation (March 15th to May 15th)

Monday - Friday9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Saturday9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
SundayClosed


Landfill Hours of Operation (May 16th to December 6th)

Monday - Friday8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Saturday8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
SundayClosed


Unacceptable Items

The Gunnison County Landfill cannot accept any items that are in liquid form, this includes but not limited to:

  • Acrylics (unless dried)
  • Anti-freeze
  • Artist Oils
  • Asbestos (unless approved by special permit)
  • Auto Body Filler
  • Brake Fluid
  • Broken Smoke Detectors
  • Ceramic Glazes
  • Diesel Fuel
  • Electronic Waste
  • Engine Degreasers
  • Epoxy
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Kerosene
  • Lamp Oil
  • Lubricating Oil
  • Motor Oil
  • Paint
  • Paint Stripper
  • Paint Thinner
  • Pesticides
  • Regulated (non-residential) Computer Monitors
  • Swimming Pool Acid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Treated Fence Posts
  • Treated Railroad Ties
  • Turpentine
  • Varnish
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Weed Killers