Garfield County Landfill
Winter: 8 am to 4 pm,
6 days a week - Monday - Saturday (Landfill is closed on Sundays October through March.)
Summer: 8 am to 4 pm,
7 days a week
Please note that dead animals must be delivered to the scale house by 3:00 p.m.
Customers are required to be unloaded by 4 pm.
Garfield County landfill is a non-hazardous solid waste disposal facility. The landfill has policies in place to ensure the safe and efficient operation of landfill functions. Fees are based upon weight with the exceptions of certain items that are charged individually.
The landfill will be closed on Garfield County designated holidays.
Garfield County operates the Garfield County Landfill, west of Rifle on County Road 246 (Anvil Points Road). Call 970-625-2516 for more information.
The South Canyon Landfill near Glenwood Springs is not associated with Garfield County or the Garfield County Landfill. It is located at the South Canyon exit of I-70, and is managed by the City of Glenwood Springs. Please call 970-945-5375 for more information on this landfill or visit the South Canyon Landfill website.
At the West Rifle exit, proceed to Hwy 6 west, approximately 3.5 miles.
At the Rulison exit, proceed to Hwy 6 east approximately 2 miles.
From Hwy 6, turn north onto Anvil Point Rd (County Rd 246).
Proceed north on Anvil Point Road for approximately 1 mile.
Turn east on first paved road.
The Garfield County Landfill is an important public asset and public service operated by the Board of County Commissioners as a self-sustaining enterprise.
The Landfill operates with best management practices and sound business judgment, using the Solid Waste Disposal Fund prudently for its capital needs.