April 22, 2019

Special Waste

Procedures for Accepting Petroleum Contaminated Soil (PCS)

Only diesel or gasoline contaminated soil will be accepted at the landfill – waste/used oil contaminated soil will NOT be accepted.

The following analytical tests are required prior to the landfill accepting PCS:

Benzene, Toluene, Ethyl benzene, Xylene (BTEX)-method 8021 for diesel and gasoline
AND Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) For Gasoline (method 8015 GRO)
OR Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) for diesel (method 8015 DRO)
Pass paint filter test
Pass ignitability test
Use the following guideline for BENZENE:

For Total benzene in soil – (less than) 10 – need TCLP to determine if it is considered hazardous
All special waste will be charged a daily immediate cover fee of $95.00.

24 hour notification is required before material is brought in to the landfill.

For other special waste accepted please see waste characterization document under downloads or contact the landfill at  (719) 852-3810

Hours of Operation

Summer & Winter Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Trailers or Large Loads Must be in by 4:00p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Trailers or Large Loads Must be in by 1:30p.m

Holiday Hours

Apr 22, 2019 - Mon
Monte Vista, US
moderate rain
moderate rain
25 mph, SE
14.79 psi

Contact Us

1600 County Rd 44

P.O. Box 861

Monte Vista, CO 81144

Phone: (719) 852 - 3810

Fax: (719) 852 - 9740