As of June 1, 2013, Tucson Recycling & Waste Services contracted with the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality to manage and operate the county’s landfill and transfer station facilities. These facilities include:

• Tangerine Landfill (Closed 12/1/2013) • Ryan Field Transfer Station
• Catalina Transfer Station • Ajo Landfill
• Sahuarita Transfer Station* see note below

 

View brochure for information on each facility, including location, days & hours of operation**, acceptable items, and more.

* Sahuarita Landfill became a transfer station as of February 1, 2016.
See ordinance for rate info.
** Days and hours of operation vary. Please check the facility you plan to use.

THE TANGERINE LANDFILL CLOSED AS OF DECEMBER 1, 2013.
NO OUTSIDE WASTE ACCEPTED.

As of Feb. 1, 2016, this facility is a transfer station instead of a landfill. See brochure with rate info below.
Facility: Sahuarita Transfer Station
Hours: Open Monday through Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays and on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Location: 16605 S. La Canada, Sahuarita
Directions: Take I-19 south to Sahuarita Road (exit 75). Go west on Helmet Peak Rd. to La Canada. Go south on La Canada approximately 1 mile. The landfill is on the east side of the road.
Map: Click to view map
Acceptable
Items:
View brochure for acceptable items and rate info (PDF)
Facility: Catalina Transfer Station
Hours: Open Monday through Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Location: 14425 N. Oracle Road, Tucson
Directions: On Oracle Road (Highway 77), approximately 3 miles north of Tangerine Road. Look for red-roofed building on the west side of Oracle
Map: Click to view map
Acceptable
Items:
View brochure for acceptable items and rate info (PDF)
Facility: Ryan Field Transfer Station
Hours: Open Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday thru Wednesday and on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Location: 6455 S. Continental Road, Tucson
Directions: Take Ajo Way (U.S. 86), approx. ¼ mile west of Ryan Airfield to Continental Road, turn north
Map: Click to view map
Acceptable
Items:
View brochure for acceptable items and rate info (PDF)
Facility: Ajo Landfill
Hours: Open Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Closed Sundays and on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Location: 2000 N. Ajo Well #1 Road, Ajo
Directions: Approximately 1½ miles northeast of downtown Ajo, Arizona. Go east approximately 1¼ miles on State Route 85 to Well Road. Go north on Well Road 1 mile.
Map: Click to view map
Acceptable
Items:
Click to view brochure for acceptable items and rate info (PDF)