Trash Information

TRANSFER STATIONS AND  BAYFIELD YARD WASTE ARE OPEN.  PLEASE NOTE NEW HOURS!

General Information for the Bayfield and Marvel Transfer Stations 
La Plata County does not offer trash pick up services; however, the transfer stations are available for residents to drop off their residential waste.  Dry brown yard waste may be disposed of at the Bayfield Transfer Station for $8 per load. There is no yard waste option at the Marvel Transfer Station.

All waste deposited at a Transfer Station must be moved to a landfill and therefore, residents are asked to take large loads directly to the landfill. While trailers are accepted at the Transfer Stations, dump trailers are not accepted at either location. All heavy construction debris must be taken to the landfill.

Hours of Operation (closed all major holidays)
Bayfield Transfer Station Summer Hours Winter Hours
Monday 10am to 5pm 10am to 5pm
Tuesday 10am to 5pm 10am to 5pm
Wednesday CLOSED CLOSED
Thursday 10am to 5pm 10am to 5pm
Friday CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday 1pm to 6pm 1pm to 5pm
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED 

Marvel Transfer Station Summer Hours Winter Hours
Monday CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday 10am to 6pm 10am to 5pm
Thursday CLOSED CLOSED
Friday CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday 8am to 12pm 8am to 12pm
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

Please note that credit cards are now being accepted.
For residents:
Compactible Waste $19.12 per cubic yard
Household Waste, few bags $3/bag, 2 bag minimum
Light Construction Debris $31.28 per cubic yard
Mattresses and Box Springs $30 per item
Yard Waste $8 per load
Small Furniture (Chairs, outdoor bistro set, coffee tables and end tables) $20 per item
Medium Furniture (Loveseats, most dining tables, dishwasher) $30 per item
Large Furniture (Full size sofas, dining room sets, ovens and water heaters) $40 per item
Extra Large Furniture (Full size sleeper sofas, sofas with motorized recliners, large sectionals, or any other abnormally large furniture) $50 per item
La Plata County Transfer Station fees are adopted by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners, Resolution #2023-26, effective October 24, 2023.

Contact Information
For the attendant: 970-749-0738
Automated information: 970-382-6377

Transfer Stations Address
Bayfield Transfer Station is located at 4496 CR 223, about halfway between Durango and Bayfield.
Marvel Transfer Station is located at 1765 CR 134, approximately 2 miles south of the intersections with CR 100 south of Marvel.

Items not accepted:
  • dirt, ash and contaminated soil;
  • rock, concrete and asphalt;
  • tires;
  • biological waste including animals and human remains, medical waste and pharmaceuticals;
  • electronics, fluorescent bulbs;
  • exploration and production waste;
  • asbestos-containing materials;
  • recreational vehicles, mobile homes or trailer houses; 
  • explosives, ammunitions;
  • hazardous waste, liquid waste, pesticides/herbicides/insecticides, ozone-depleting compounds (i.e. Freon from refrigerants), and radioactive waste;
  • paints, stains, motorized equipment waste and motor oil.
Heavy construction debris and concrete must be taken to the landfill.

Additional Trash Locations (Not owned or operated by La Plata County)
Bondad Landfill
1500 E CR 310-318
970-247-8295
Monday - Friday 7am to 4pm, 3:15 for latest drop off
Check website for current rates

City of Durango Transfer Station
790 Tech Center Drive
970-259-2915
Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Check website for current rates