Humboldt County Regional Landfill

The Humboldt County Regional Landfill is located on the north slope of Winnemucca Mountain, adjacent to US Highway 95, approximately 3.5 miles north-northwest of the City of Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada. This facility is a Class I Municipal Waste area-fill disposal site that currently serves the residents of Winnemucca and surrounding unincorporated areas.

The Landfill accepts normal household and yard wastes from Humboldt County residents free of charge. Tires are acceptable but are assessed a disposal fee. Hazardous waste is only accepted in household quantities. Those residents outside of Humboldt County wanting to dispose of waste in this landfill must get prior approval from the Humboldt County Manager, please call Karen at 775-623-6300, to request approval.

The Landfill accepts commercial disposal of waste but will assess a fee for this service.

The Landfill will not accept liquid waste or hazardous waste in large quantities. For more information regarding non-acceptable items, hazardous and/or contaminated waste from within the County, please call Jolinda with the Regional Landfill Contractor, Delong Construction and Drilling at 775-623-2985.

The Landfill also accepts the following items to be recycled: cardboard, paper, newspaper, some plastics (plastic shopping bags not included), vehicle batteries, vehicle oil and antifreeze (in an amount not exceeding 2 gallons per person per day) and aluminum cans. Please take note that the Landfill does not pay residents for acceptance of these recycled items. For more information about items accepted or not accepted for recycling, please call Jolinda with the Regional Landfill Contractor, Delong Construction and Drilling at 775-623-2985.

For more information about recycling in Humboldt County, click here.