Solid Waste Cost Calculator

Residential cars, SUVs, passenger vans, pickup trucks, and cargo trucks will be charged a flat fee.

Use this form to estimate the cost to dispose of your regular loose waste at the Larimer County Landfill if your waste is not in a non-commercial vehicle mentioned above. There is a 2 cubic yard minimum.

Enter the measurement in feet of your trash (not the container you are hauling with) and click Calculate Cost.


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Uncovered Loads: Unsecured or uncovered loads are subject to double fees at all locations. 
Items Accepted: Please see the Waste Items A to Z list.
2022 Colorado Surcharge Fees: 9¢ per car, 18¢ per truck, 80¢ per CY commercial. 
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LOOSE WASTE

Costs are determined by vehicle type used to carry waste or by the type of waste item. 

LANDFILL DISPOSAL TYPE COST NOTES
Cost for - Car, SUV, passenger van - Flat Fee $11 Includes CO surcharge
Cost for - Pickup truck, cargo van - Flat Fee
(no vertical side planks, top of cab)
$22 Includes CO surcharge
Cost for - Trailers <1,000 lbs per cubic yard, 2 cubic yard minimum $9 per cubic yard + CO surcharge To calculate cubic yards = (L x W x H) in feet / 27
Cost for - Rental trucks (U-haul or other box/moving trucks) $9 per cubic yard + CO surcharge You are charged by the cubic yard for WASTE ONLY, not the empty airspace in the unit.

GREEN WASTE

All green waste loads must be clean and unloaded by waste type. Costs are determined by vehicle type used to carry waste or by the type of waste item. Check the green waste materials table below to see which materials are acceptable.

GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL TYPE COST NOTES
Cost for - Car, SUV, passenger van - Flat Fee $6 No CO surcharge
Cost for - Pickup truck, cargo van - Flat Fee
(no vertical side planks, top of cab)
$11 No CO surcharge
Cost for - Trailers <1000 lbs per cubic yard $9 per cubic yard No CO surcharge, to calculate cubic yards = (L x W x H) in feet / 27

ADDITIONAL WASTE

Costs are determined by vehicle type used to carry waste or by the type of waste item. 

LANDFILL / RECYCLING DISPOSAL TYPE COST NOTES
Compacted $11.65 per cubic yard + CO surcharge To calculate cubic yards = (L x W x H) in feet / 27
Construction & demolition (non-friable asbestos, asphalt, asphalt shingles, tree trunks, concrete, dirt, sludge, and other materials) >1,000 lbs per cubic yard $21.35 per cubic yard + CO surcharge To calculate cubic yards = (L x W x H) in feet / 27
Animal carcasses $16 per 100 lbs + CO surcharge  
Appliances without freon (all sizes) $20 each Recycled - No CO surcharge
Appliances with freon (all sizes) $33 each Recycled - No CO surcharge
Car bodies (tires and fluids removed)  $85 each Recycled - No CO surcharge
Electronics (e-waste)

$.23/lb laptops, CPUs, tablets.

$.80/ all other regular residential electronics.

 $2.97/lb commercial e-waste or irregular electronics.

Recycled - No CO surcharge
Mattresses or box springs $30 + CO surcharge  
Clean dirt (tandem) $100 Includes CO surcharge
Clean dirt (side or end dump) $180 Includes CO surcharge
Other waste items not listed Check waste restrictions page Check A to Z list of waste materials

WHOLE TIRES

Larimer County reserves the right to limit the number of tires recycled at once. 9 is the maximum number allowed per trip by State Law. Costs are determined by size of tire and whether or not it has a rim.

RECYCLING DISPOSAL TYPE COST PER TIRE COST WITH RIM
Auto and light truck (up to 16.5" rim diameter) $6.50 $12.50
Truck and light industrial (17" to 24" rim diameter) $12 $18
Tractor (larger than 24" rim diameter) $32 $38
Heavy equipment (larger than 36" rim diameter) $73 $79

Residential Recycling Centers & Transfer Station fees


ACCEPTED GREEN WASTE MATERIALS

ACCEPTABLE GREEN WASTE UNACCEPTABLE GREEN WASTE

Clean lumber and pallets: Dimensional lumber and pallets okay; 

Green waste: Tree branches, tree limbs and trimmings, brush, logs; 

Tree trunks: Cut to 6 feet in length and 2 feet in diameter or smaller; 

Yard Waste: Grass and leaves, garden waste or plant clippings

Bags, containers, fiberboard, food waste, metal, painted wood, plastic, plywood, root balls, soil, trash, treated wood, trunks larger than 2 feet in diameter (these cannot be processed as green waste) and weeds.

APPLIANCE TYPES

APPLIANCES ACCEPTED NOTE:
  • Furnaces
  • Dishwashers
  • Ovens/stoves
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Water heaters
Microwaves are considered regular trash - not an appliance or electronic item