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Pueblo’s Southside Landfill offering discount day on May 4

Posted at 7:08 AM, Apr 23, 2019
Illegal dumping still evident in city of Pueblo and Pueblo County.
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PUEBLO – If you’re planning to do some spring cleaning, the Southside Landfill in Pueblo is holding a special discount day event in early May.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It costs $4.25 per car or truck for Pueblo city residents. Residents will be required to provide proof of residence, which includes a valid ID showing a city address or a matching name on a current utility bill.

All trailer loads must be covered and secured to receive 40% off of gate rate. All uncovered loads will be charged double the gate rate, and could be subject to traffic fines from local law enforcement. You can cover loads with a tarp to comply with the rule.

Trucks and trailers full of waste will pay the $4.25 fee, but they’ll have to pay a discounted waste disposal fee, which is a minimum of $26.

The following materials will not be allowed:

  • Tires
  • Electronics
  • Liquids
  • Appliances
  • Medical waste
  • Hazardous materials

CLICK HERE for more information about acceptable waste to bring to the landfill. It’s located on West Highway 78 and is about three miles from Pueblo Blvd.