The following lists the tipping fees of the Montezuma County Landfill – current, proposed and historical. Please click on the effective date of interest to get past and current tipping fees for the landfill. As always, if you have questions, please call the landfill office and talk to one of the administrative staff.
Uncovered and/or unsecured loads will be charged double.
$25 per half hour tardy fee assessed for loads not unloaded by 4:15pm
Asbestos - Non friable only per ton
Animal, Small each "60 lbs. or lighter"
Animal, Small each "60-200 lbs."
Animal, Large each "200 lbs. or heavier"
Butcherings (per 55 gal drum)
Appliance, No Freon each
Appliance, Freon/ammonia each
Mattress or Box Spring
Burn Barrel Inspection each
Fluorescent Lights 4ft (each)
Fluorescent Lights 8ft (each)
By law, waste electronics and computers from residential and non-residential sources cannot be disposed of in solid waste landfills in Colorado. The following rate structure applies for recycling electronics.
CPUs, printers, scanners, fax machines
DVDs, VCRs, CD players, stereo equip
Large office equipment (large copiers)
Misc. cables, power cords, etc.
Monitors, laptops, TVs
Other (cameras, etc.)
Small office items (phones, etc.)
Cell phones, PDAs, pagers, chargers
UPS batteries, laptop and cell batteries
Vacuums and microwaves
Video game stations
Analytical results are available for all of our compost at the main office.
NOTE: The State of Colorado does not recommend biosolids compost for use on vegetable gardens.
Mel Jarmon, Landfill Manager
26100 County Road F
Cortez, CO 81321-8104
Phone: (970) 565-9858
FAX: (970) 565-9309
Hours of Operation: Monday — Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm