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Caja Del Rio
Caja del Rio Landfill
The landfill is currently taking in 150,000 tons of waste per year. That means every person in Santa Fe throws away approximately 5.5 pounds of waste every day!

batteries PROHIBITED MATERIALS
What can't I throw away?
View these prohibited materials to be sure that you do not have special waste.
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PHONE BOOK RECYCLING
You can recycle your phone books at any of the following drop off bin locations:
BuRRT >
County Transfer Stations >
BUCKMAN ROAD RECYCLING & TRANSFER STATION (BuRRT)

HOURS:

Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day/4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Methods of payment: cash, check, debit card, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover only).

CAJA DEL RIO LANDFILL
HOURS:

Cash Customers

Monday – Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed: Sundays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Methods of payment: cash, check, debit card, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover only).

Commercial Account Customers

Note: Pre-approved commercial account holders only.

Monday – Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed: Sundays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

LANDFILL PERMIT RENEWAL

Visit the webpage to learn more about the Caja del Rio Landfill Permit Renewal and Modification Project!

STORMWATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PLAN

Visit the webpage to learn more about the Caja del Rio Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan!

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Landfill Cell 5B Construction

Information about the construction of our new landfill cell is here.

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Application for Credit Account

Click here to download the Caja Del Rio application for credit.

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Directions to Caja del Rio Landfill

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FEES

Cash, check, or approved commercial accounts only! No credit cards accepted.  SELF DUMPING TRAILERS ONLY (Some exceptions may apply)

Vehicles 12,500 – 18,000 lbs GVW $50.00/ton
Vehicles 18,000 lbs GVW and over $40.00/ton
Immediate Burial $80.00/ton
Petroleum Contaminated Soil (>1,000 ppm TPH) $60.00/ton
Use of Scale for Weighing Only $15.00/use
Minimum Load Charge $5.00/load
Uncovered Load Surcharge $25.00

* Fees do not include Tax

PROHIBITED MATERIALS

  • Bulk & Non-Containerized Liquids
  • Chemicals that become hazardous when changing phase (wet or dry)

Special Wastes Including:

  • Hazardous Waste
  • Treated Formerly Characteristic Hazardous Waste
  • Radioactive Materials or Waste
  • Killing Plant Offal
  • Regulated Asbestos Waste
  • Ash
  • Infectious Waste
  • Industrial Solid Waste that Requires Special Handling
  • Chemical Spill Materials that Require Special Handling

Recyclables Including:

  • Green Waste
  • Scrap Metal & Appliances
  • Scrap Tires
  • E-Waste
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SELF DUMPING TRAILERS ONLY
(Some exceptions may apply)