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Rio Blanco County's Public Facilities Department administers the County's solid waste facilities.

Methods of Payment and Fees

Rio Blanco County currently does not accept credit or debit cards.  Cash or checks are the only forms of payment allowed.  Unless you have an account, be sure to take payment with you, or you may not be allowed to dump.

Most waste is charged by weight.  The only exceptions are tires, junk vehicles and mobile homes.
Check out the fee schedule (pdf) for current rates.

Landfill Holiday Closures
The landfill is closed on Sunday and the following major holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Landfill Coupons

Around March 1, a landfill coupon is mailed to each household in Rio Blanco County.  It entitles you to dump a pickup and trailer full of household waste at the landfill for free.  Compliments of Rio Blanco County!                

 If you don't get your coupon, please call the office at (970) 878-9590 and request  it.  Remember, certain wastes are banned from the landfill.  See the list below.  Remember:  refrigerators and freezers must have a certified Freon-free tag.