DROP OFF WASTE RATES
Rates for Elkhart County and any county adjoining Elkhart County including those counties in the state of Michigan
$40.00 per ton with minimum $2o charge
Rates for all other locations
$100 per ton
Rates for Elkhart County citizens on Wednesdays (up to 3 bags, no size or weight limit)
Electronic waste (such as computers, TVs, and VCRs)
$10 per item
Leaves for both commercial and residential customers
Whole tires (shredded or quartered tires can be landfilled)
$4 for passenger cars $10 for semi tires$40 for tractor tires
The landfill accepts cash or check, and we are now accepting credit and debit cards. There is a 3% convenience fee to use credit or debit cards.
We do not help customers unload trash, TVs, etc. that they bring to the landfill. Assistance with unloading items is a $25 fee. If you have something that is too heavy and you cannot lift it yourself, we strongly recommend that you bring someone to help you unload it.
Effective July 1, 2019, there is a new Anti-Litter Ordinance for Elkhart County. Please make sure your loads are covered and securely tied down when arriving.
The first fine is $250 and each subsequent fine after will be $500.
A Sheriff's Office official will enforce this ordinance. He will patrol and look for uncovered loads as well as loads covered incorrectly and are losing debris.
LANDFILL DROP OFF INFORMATION
ITEMS NOT PERMITTED TO BE DISPOSED OF IN THE LANDFILL
Appliances with Coolant in them - such as a refrigerator or air conditioner. You may dispose of the appliance only if there is a certified refrigerant reclamation form provided.
No "Hazardous Waste" - if you have a question about a particular material, please call (574)522-2581.
Liquid of any type
Larger propane tanks - small camping size cylinders are OK.
Gas tanks and sealed drums - emptied tanks that are triple washed with holes drilled in them and/or the lids removed to prove they are empty can be disposed of in the landfill.