Yard Waste at the Bayfield Transfer Station

La Plata County will offer free wood mulch, loaded into vehicles and trailers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday on October 13th at the Bayfield Convenience Center, 4496 County Road 223 in Bayfield. 

YARD WASTE WILL BE CLOSED STARTING MONDAY, OCTOBER 18TH, FOR 2-3 WEEKS FOR MUCHING. The Transfer Station will remain open.

Please do not leave trash or metal at the yard waste pile. Yard Waste Only!

La Plata County offers residents a yard waste collection site located at the Bayfield Convenience Center at 4496 CR 223 that provides local residents disposal of their dry yard waste such as tree trimmings, slash, pine needles, and tree trunks.  Please do not bring mulch, grass clippings or sagebrush. Consider combining trips by bringing your household waste and yard waste to drop off when you get your mulch. The accumulated yard waste is mulched and made available to County residents, free of charge. Residents must load their own mulch, but the County tries to offer several free mulch loading days in the spring and fall.  Sign up to receive an email notification for free mulch loading days.

TIPPING FEES INCREASE BEGINS JANUARY 1, 2020 for YARD WASTE at $8 PER LOAD.

The Bayfield Convenience Center is open as follows:

Summer Hours:  Daylight Savings Time                Winter Hours:  Mountain Standard Time

Monday   – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.                             Monday   – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday   – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.                          Tuesday   – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.                             Thursday – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.                             Saturday – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

La Plata County encourages local residents to take advantage of the yard waste program and free self-loading of wood mulch.  Yard waste closes during the winter.

For additional information, call (970) 382-6376.

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