Users local to San Juan County can expect to pay a few dollars more for most loads, but the cost to dump one or two bags of trash will remain the same. The big change will come for users outside San Juan County. Non-residents will pay $9 per cubic yard, with a minimum of $9 per load, and a fraction thereof up to $27 or 3 cubic yards per day.
From San Juan County:
Monday, September 30, 2019:
Starting in October, fees at San Juan County Solid Waste Transfer Stations will increase. Users local to San Juan County can expect to pay a few dollars more for most loads, but the cost to dump one or two bags of trash will remain the same. The big change will come for users outside San Juan County. Non-residents will pay $9 per cubic yard, with a minimum of $9 per load, and a fraction thereof up to $27 or 3 cubic yards per day. Any load larger than 3 cubic yards will be directed to the regional landfill.
Users will be asked to provide proof of residency, and no hazardous waste may be accepted at any time.
Location of transfer stations, hours and fees structures are all available at SJCounty.net.
Refrigerators and freezers must have door removed.
*$9.00 minimum for non-resident solid waste. Fee assessed at $9 per cubic yard, or fraction thereof, up to 3 cubic yards.
Editors note: San Juan County Officials appeared recently on KSJE to discuss these changes:
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