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Landfill Services

The Altamont Landfill is a Subtitle D-approved landfill providing non-hazardous Class II and Class III disposal.

Acceptable Materials

  • Asbestos – Friable/Non-Friable*
  • Auto Shredder Residue
  • Biosolids
  • Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris
  • Sludge
  • Drum Management – Liquids/Solids **
  • Industrial & Special Waste
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
  • Yard Waste for Composting

*Asbestos is considered a hazardous waste by the State of California and requires special handling. It comes in two versions:

  • Friable, which is easily pulverized by hand, includes old insulation and some roofing tiles
  • Non-Friable, which cannot be readily crushed, includes old shingles, siding and floor tiles.

Asbestos material should be bagged or boxed for disposal. We accept asbestos from the public Monday – Thursday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

** Solidification Drums accepted Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Electronic Waste
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Infectious or Biohazard Waste
  • NRC Regulated Radioactive Waste
  • Universal Waste

Additional Services Provided

  • Composting
  • Metals Recycling
  • Recycling – C&D and Tires
  • Solidification
  • WM EarthCare Landscape Center – compost and mulch sales

Did You Know?

Altamont accepts Asbestos both friable and non-friable from the public Monday - Thursday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Material should be bagged or boxed for disposal.


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If you are a contractor, commercial or industrial business with large volumes of material for disposal, contact David Huffman at or 925-421-5164 for a quote.