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.
|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.|
|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|
|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.