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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.

Rates and Industrial Customers

Click on the "Accepted Materials and Rates" link on the left to download the public gate rates.

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