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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
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EPA Waste Management Hierarchy
BUCKMAN ROAD RECYCLING & TRANSFER STATION (BuRRT)

HOURS:

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

HHW: Only on Fridays and Saturdays

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.

Directions to Caja del Rio Landfill

 

 

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Landfill Permit Renewal 

The permit was issued. See bottom of this page for items accepted at the Caja del Rio Landfill.

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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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Fees

Cash, check, or approved commercial accounts only! No credit cards accepted.

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Application for Credit Account (for both Caja del Rio and BuRRT)

Click Here for the Application for Credit.

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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

Caja del Rio Landfill DOES NOT accept:

  • Batteries (Lead Acid)
  • Bulk & Non-Containerized Liquids
  • Infectious Waste
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Any Material Regulated by TOSCA or RCRA, or

Special Wastes NOT accepted at Caja del Rio:

  • Asbestos Waste
  • Ash
  • Dry Chemicals which when wetted become hazardous
  • Killing Plant Offal
  • Infectious Waste

Recyclables NOT accepted at Caja del Rio:

  • Commercial Green Waste
  • Scrap Metal & Appliances
  • Scrap Tires
  • E-Waste

Special Wastes Accepted at Caja del Rio:

  • Industrial Solid Waste
  • Petroleum Contaminated Soil
  • Sludge
  • Spills of a Chemical Substance or Commercial Product
  • Treated Formerly Characterized at Hazardous Waste
  • Vehicle Wash Sump Waste

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(WORKING) SELF DUMPING TRAILERS ONLY
(Some exceptions may apply)