Landfill Details
What The Landfill Is For

The landfill is a location set aside for the disposal of solid waste. Our Washington County Landfill is modern and well-maintained to take care of your trash (unwanted materials) and garbage (food waste). Each day, the waste is buried under a six-inch layer of compressed soil to reduce odors and keep the base firm. We offer a variety of services at the landfill: composting, recycling for batteries and tires, removing household hazardous waste, collecting used oil, and many others.

Paint Exchange Program

The Paint Exchange Program is a free service to both drop-off and shop for paint. Residents can bring quality new or used paint to the Washington County Landfill to participate in the Paint Exchange Program. The paint needs to be water-based, latex house paint in cans that are more than a quarter full. It needs to be in reusable condition—within 2 years of being opened. If it does not meet these criteria, the paint can be disposed of at the biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day or dried out and removed with your regular garbage.

Tire Recycling

Tires are difficult to landfill because they can trap methane gases. These gases can cause damage to the underground liners that keep our water safe by bubbling to the surface. To protect our water and our environment, tires can be recycled at our Washington County Landfill for a small price. Ten or more tires of any kind are $318.25/ton. Please note that state law does not allow us to take more than 12 tires at a time from residents.


Car Tires



Truck Tires



Semi-Truck Tires


Couch on the curb

Bulky Item Removal

Bulky items are defined as “household appliances, furniture, Christmas trees, bicycles, toys, and tree limbs (less than 6 feet in length and less than 6 inches in diameter bundled).” If you would like your appliances or other larger items removed from your home, please call Republic Services (435) 628-2821 to schedule a Bulky Item Pick-up. All items that qualify as Bulky items will be removed at no charge.

Landfill Safety

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Safety Vests

WCSW requires that all individuals exiting a vehicle on the working face wear a high visibility safety vest. Safety vests are available for purchase when checking in for $5.25/vest.

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Covered Loads

Please remember to secure your load as you head to the landfill. It is a matter of safety and keeping our community beautiful. If unsecured, you will be charged a fee. For residential loads, you’ll be charged $10.25. Commercial haulers will be a charged a flat rate of $69. Our definition of secured is tarped or tied down.

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Large Loads

Residents are allotted 2,000 pounds per month for no charge. Any amounts in excess of 2,000 pounds will be charged the current MSW rate.

Give Back to Your Community
by Recycling

The money collected from your recycling is given 100% back to the cities and towns that make up Washington County for community enhancement projects.

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