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The Washington Landfill opened up in 1997 and has received 670,000 tons of solid waste to date.  On average, the Landfill accepts approximately 26,000 tons per year of which 5,000 is collected from residents within the City.

Christmas trees may be dropped off at the Compost/Recycling Center during normal business hours.

A special collection for trees throughout town will be done Monday, January 4, 2021.  Trees must be placed curbside by 5 a.m.  If the collection is missed, trees will be picked up on your normal scheduled Leaf/Limb pickup day.  Please remove stands, lights and ornaments.

Landfill Regular Hours

Monday7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

2021 Landfill Holiday Hours

01/01/21New Year's Day01/01/21CLOSED
01/18/21Martin Luther King Jr. Day01/18/21CLOSED
02/15/21President's Day02/15/21CLOSED
04/02/21Good Friday (1/2 Day)04/02/217 a.m. - 11 a.m.
05/31/21Memorial Day05/31/21CLOSED
07/04/21Independence Day07/05/21CLOSED
09/06/21Labor Day09/06/21CLOSED
11/11/21Veterans Day11/11/21CLOSED
11/26/21Day after Thanksgiving11/26/217 a.m. - 4 p.m.
12/24/21Christmas Eve (1/2 Day)12/24/217 a.m. - 11 a.m.
12/25/21Christmas Day12/25/21CLOSED

Residential & Commercial Rates:  Effective March 22, 2021
Available to in-town and out-of-town customers

Minimum Fees: 
Up to & including 1 ton$30.00/flat fee
Twenty (20) cubic yard rolloff container$320.00/each
Thirty (30) cubic yard rolloff container$400.00/each
Forty (40) cubic yard rolloff container$480.00/each

All waste over 1 ton, including first ton$80.00/per ton, includes $12.50 per ton surcharge to be used for recycling services

If scale is inoperable: 
Automobiles, vans, pickups $30.00/per vehicle
All other vehicles except packer trucks (estimated cubic yardage if visible)100% capacity at $35.00/per cu. yd.
Packer trucks (full or partially full)$800.00/per load

  • Municipal solid waste
  • Bulky waste
  • Demolition and construction waste
  • Waste tires, only if shredded
  • Wood waste
  • Small dead animals
  • Roofing shingles
  • Soil
  • Rock, concrete, or related inert solids relatively insoluble in water
  • Regulated hazardous waste
  • Radioactive materials
  • Polychlorinated biphenyl’s (PCB’s)
  • Bulk liquids
  • Highly flammable or volatile substances
  • Septic tank pumping’s
  • Major appliances
  • Waste oil
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Computer equipment
  • Waste tires as provided by 10 CRS 80-8
  • Yard waste
  • Explosives and regulated and infectious waste
  • Asbestos shingles