The rates below apply for disposal of certain items. Household hazardous waste has its own disposal program.

Recycling of household materials is always free. Materials accepted: mixed paper (including newspaper and cardboard), glass (bottles and jars of all colors), metals (aluminum, tin and steel cans), plastics (containers #1-#7) and e-waste (computers, TVs, cell phones and other consumer electronics). No Styrofoam or plastic bags.

Item Rate
Refuse $62.75/ton
Yard Waste* $33.00/ton
Wood Waste* $33.00/ton
Scrap Metal $28.00/ton
Dirt/Concrete*/Asphalt* $28.00/ton
Petroleum-Contaminated Soil $28.00/ton
Packer Loads $44.75/ton
Residual Solid Waste $31.75/ton
Waste Water Sludge $30.00/ton
Tires <36″* $2.00/each
Tires 36-48″* $16.00/each
Tires 49″-60″* $48.00/each
Item Rate
Tires >60″* $128.00/each
Appliances/Furniture* $10.00/each
Freon Appliances $30.00/each
Special Handling Fee $75.00/load
Mattresses/Box Springs** Free (Limit 5)
Mattresses/Box Springs** $10/each (Commercial)
Tarp Fee/Commercial Vehicles $50/per occurrence
Tarp Fee/Non Commercial $10/per occurrence

Commercial trucks not covered by a tarp will be charged a $50.00 tarp fee. Non commercial loads will be charged a $10 tarp fee.

*Fees for bulky items are waived during Bulky Item Collection Events.

**Recycling mattress and box springs is free for residents of San Benito County. The landfill accepts up to 5 mattresses and/or box springs per household per day. Residents will be required to show proof of address through a driver’s license or utility invoice along with ID. Residents only; businesses will be charged $10 per unit.

Wood Waste Accepted: Lumber, pallets, clean construction wood debris, logs and tree trunks (without root ball),  wood crates, wood cable spools, diseased pine and oak.

Yard Waste Accepted: Grass clippings, leaves, weeds, small branches, pruning’s, small dimensional tree materials, bamboo.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday  9am – 3pm
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Payment Types Accepted:  MasterCard, Visa, Charge accounts. No Cash accepted.  apply for a credit account.