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HIGH WIND NOTICE- Per Colorado regulation, the Mesa County Landfill is required to close during periods of high winds. If you plan on visiting the landfill on a windy day, please call 241-6846 prior to coming out to ensure the facility is open.    

NOTICE: Beginning April 1, 2017 Solid Waste Campus hours will be as follows:
Mesa County Landfill

 Monday- Friday 7:00am- 4:45pm, Saturday 8:00am- 4:15pm
Composting Facility
Tuesday- Saturday 8:00am-4:15pm

 Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
Thursday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, Saturday 8:00am-4:15pm


 NOTICE: Landfill fees increased January 1, 2017.
And remember... All loads going to the Landfill or Transfer Station
Uncovered loads will be CHARGED DOUBLE- NO EXCEPTIONS!


Mesa County Solid Waste Management is an business subset (Enterprise Zone) of Mesa County.   This means the Department receives zero tax payer dollars to own and operate the following programs:
Transfer Stations  
Hazardous Waste Collection Facility 
Electronics Recycling Program
Recycling Drop-Off Facility  
Organic Materials Composting Facility
Outreach & Education Program


To manage the Mesa County Solid Waste Management system as a publicly owned and privately operated utility for the disposal, recycling and reuse of municipal solid waste generated in Mesa County in order to maintain a viably priced and accessible disposal option which, in turn, allows County residents to maintain a clean, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing environment.   

Current Conditions

Because of regulatory requirements ALL Solid Waste Management facilities must close during periods of high wind.  This may include the Landfill, Transfer Stations, Hazardous Waste Collection Facility and Composting Facility.  In the event of high wind, please call 241-6846 to check on the closure status of each facility.  



         HIGH                 SEVERE- 4-Wheel Drive Mandatory


 MODERATE              MODERATE 
          LIGHT OR NONE




 Please call 241-6846 prior to coming out to ensure the facility is open

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