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Cold Canyon Landfill Responsible Waste Disposal, Diversion and Recycling

Cold Canyon Landfill

Cold Canyon Landfill is a modern municipal solid waste disposal facility permitted by CalRecycle and is in full compliance with state and local rules and regulations. Cold Canyon Landfill is located approximately seven miles from San Luis Obispo. The landfill entrance is located on Carpenter Canyon Road.

The site accepts municipal solid wastes, construction/demolition wastes and special wastes with proper approval.

We can provide disposal services for municipal solid waste, industrial waste, and special wastes.

IMPORTANCE OF safety

We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, our customers and the public in all of our operations. Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do. Please review our safety video​ in preparation of visiting our site.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Cold Canyon Landfill aligns our goals for the sustainability of resources in the community.

Office Hours

Monday

9:00 AM to 5:00PM

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Holiday Schedule

New Years Day

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY

Day After New Years

OPEN, NORMAL COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Martin Luther King Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

 

LANDFILL OPERATIONS

Cold Canyon Landfill accepts hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste for disposal.

FAQ

When are we open?

Trash Disposal & Recycling Hours:

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Saturday – Closed Sundays and all major holidays

Holidays Closed:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Hazardous Waste Questions? CLICK​ Here

Does my load have to be covered/tarped?

YES, ALL loads must be covered/tarped and/or secured in such a manner that no waste or debris can fly out, fall out or become airborne in anyway. Uncovered/unsecured loads will be charged double, no exceptions.

What do we take in our Landfills?

Normal Household Garbage, Non-Hazardous Commercial Waste, Farm or Agricultural Waste, Municipal Solid Waste, Construction Debris, Concrete & Asphalt, Yard Waste, Tree Branches, Non-putresible Dry Waste, Clean Fill – Soil, Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste, Waste Water Treatment Plant Sludge, Contaminated Soil, Treated Lumber. Click here to learn more!

Do we take Checks, ATM or Credit Cards?

Our rates are based on the net weight dumped.

Accepting Cash, Visa, Master Card and Local Checks only with CCLF certified weight. Checks must be numbered over 700 in the check series number and must be imprinted with name and address.

A mandatory deposit of Cash or Check is required at the scale house upon entrance. All loads are subject to random load checks and inspections for prohibited material.

Can I bring my old paint, chemicals and/or cleaning supplies to the landfill?

Yes, these go to the Hazardous Waste Facility located on site. Max 15 gallons or 125 lbs recieved at no charge.

Household Hazardous Waste Facility Hours:

Friday and Saturday ONLY – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Business’ call for appt (805) 782-8530

What if I need to get rid of chemically contaminated soil and/or other contaminated material?

Please contact special waste experts.

Special Waste Contact:

Email: SpecialWaste4100@wcnx.org

Can I come out to the landfill and salvage or pick through the trash?

No, salvaging or “picking” is not allowed at the landfill.

What about Special Waste?

We accept tires, White Goods (appliances), and Batteries. Batteries go to the Haz Waste Facility on site.

Landfill & Transfer Stations Services

Whether you have a spring cleaning project or have commercial needs, you’ll find friendly assistance and professional service at Waste Connections.

Cold Canyon Landfill is a modern municipal solid waste disposal facility permitted by CalRecycle and is in full compliance with state and local rules and regulations. We strive to achieve easy and rapid access in and out of the facility. We feel certain that we will exceed your expectations of your solid waste disposal requirements.

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Looking for Work?

We have openings for Drivers, ​ Mechanics, ​ Customer Service and Helpers. ​ At Waste Connections we’re proud to be a different kind of company with a different kind of culture.

Special Waste

Waste Connections Accepts Special Waste at Many Locations

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Employment Opportunities

We have numerous opportunities for individuals who want to work in a growth industry with outstanding benefits.

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Why Choose Cold Canyon Landfill

We are very proud of our facility and we welcome the opportunity to address your disposal needs. Our focus is on customer service and safety. We strive to achieve easy and rapid access in and out of the facility. We feel certain that we will exceed your expectations of your solid waste disposal requirements.

Importance of safety

We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, our customers and the public in all of our operations. Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do. Please review our safety video in preparation of visiting our site.

PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Waste Connections is providing this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (‘CCPA’) and other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice.

Please click this link for: (i) a list of categories of personal information we will be collecting, and (ii) the business purposes for which such personal information will be used.

Complete copies of our Privacy Policy and our supplemental California Privacy Policy may be found at https://www.wasteconnections.com/privacy​ and https://www.wasteconnections.com/ccpa.

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, our Privacy Policy, or our supplemental California Privacy Policy, the ways in which we collect and use your personal information, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please visit us at https://www.wasteconnections.com/ccpa or call our toll-free number at 844-858-2240.

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