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Solid Waste Management Enterprise

County Enterprise providing residents with environmentally responsible and fiscally accessible waste disposal options.

Hours of Operation:
While the Landfill is open Mon - Fri 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. and Sat 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., other program facilities have different operating hours.  For more information, please click on the link for the service that fits your needs.  Thank you!

Photograph of a large pile of trash with trash truck and Front Shovel Excavator moving trash around

Updated 4/5/2024 04:20 PM

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Yellow heavy construction equipment intaking yard waste and spraying out brown compost material.

County and City to split costs for Compost Facility Expansion and Rate Assessment

Following the Compost Facility Expansion and Rate Assessment Contract approval, the commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Mesa County and the City of Grand Junction, in which each entity will pay 50% of the $139,185 Rate Assessment to evaluate the feasibility of expanding the Mesa County Organic Materials Composting Facility to widen its range of compostable items.

April 12, 2024

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Light bulbs, paint, and batters with white text reading, "Free Recycling at Southwest Arbor Fest."

FREE recycling at Southwest Arbor Fest

Do you have light bulbs, batteries, or other hazardous waste items you’re waiting to drop off at the Hazardous Waste Collection Facility? We’re here to make it easy to recycle these items for FREE at a secondary location on April 27, at this year's Southwest Arbor Fest at Lincoln Park, 910 N. 12th St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 09, 2024


Solid Waste Management Enterprise

Solid Waste Management Facility

3071 US-50
Grand Junction, CO 81503

Mailing Address

3071 US Highway 50
Grand Junction, CO 81503