Altamont Landfill

As of March 23, 2019, the landfill will no longer be able to accept waste for disposal from outside the (9) Bay Area Counties (Alameda, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara) due to a permit condition that goes into effect when we open a new section of the landfill on the 23rd. The site is able to accept unlimited tons for disposal from Alameda and San Francisco Counties and up to 25,000 tons annually of sludges, inert waste, and special waste from the other (7) Bay Area Counties. There are no specific tonnage or origin limits on non-disposal tonnage such as ADC, reuse, recycle, or transfer materials.

The award-winning Altamont Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility is internationally recognized for its sustainable practices and leadership in landfill management.

The Altamont Landfill is home to:

Covered Aerated Static Pile Composting – NEW in 2018!

Landfill and Ancillary Services

Renewable Energy Electrical Power Plant

Renewable Energy Natural Gas Facility

Wildlife Preserve

 

2010 Governor's Environmental & Economic Leadership Award

2010 Clean Air Award

 

2009 Clean Air Champion
East Bay Chapter

2009 Project of the Year
US EPA

Did You Know?

Green waste and residential food scraps diverted from the Altamont Landfill return as WM EarthCare Alameda County Compost.

Contact Information

Altamont Landfill
10840 Altamont Pass Road
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 455-7300

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