Hazardous Wastes

The San Luis Valley Regional Solid Waste Authority is a Solid Waste only facility and operates under a permit issued from the State of Colorado. The following waste types are prohibited for disposal at the San Luis Valley Regional Solid Waste Authority.

Electronic Wastes
Paint: such as latex, oil-based, spray paint, stain, craft and hobby paint
Vehicle Batteries, brake fluid, gasoline, diesel fuel and antifreeze.

We recycle motor oil, alkaline, cell phone, lithium and tool batteries. Cell Phones can also be recycled here.
Mercury content items such as fluorescent and ballast light bulbs. Thermostats and thermometers are not accepted.
Lawn and Garden products such as insecticides, herbicides, fertilizers.
Appliances: Any type of refrigeration equipment which must be property decommissioned with certification and red tagged before disposal (Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioning units)
Toxic, corrosive, reactive and ignitable waste
Special Wastes such as Asbestos (friable and non-friable), Petroleum Contaminated Soils and Medical Waste must be approved by the Landfill Manager
Radioactive Waste
Other: Flammable Liquids, Oxidizers, Pesticides, Radioactive Materials, Controlled Substances, Bio-Hazardous Materials, Explosives
Materials which produce large quantities of dust when disposed
Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) waste
Cathode ray tubes (CRTs), Central processing units, computer keyboards, VCRs from non-residential sources cannot be accepted at the landfill.
Cannabis Waste: The use of a flammable solvent in production (soaking) of a marijuana/hemp concentrate causes the marijuana/hemp waste to become a ignitable waste that is not currently accepted at the San Luis Valley Regional Solid Waste Authority

The San Luis Valley Regional Solid Waste Authority reserves the right to refuse any or all incoming waste.
WARNING: Transporting any unauthorized Hazardous Waste to this facility for disposal is prohibited by law. Violators are subject to civil and/or criminal prosecution.