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Solid Waste Authority

AUTHORITY MEMBERS
Lea County
City of Eunice
City of Hobbs
City of Jal
City of Lovington
Town of Tatum
Lea County Landfill
3219 E. State Highway 176
Eunice, NM 88231
For Information Call:
Crystal Carrasco
(575) 394-9109
Hours of Operation
  • 7:30 AM- 4:30 PM Monday-Saturday (Standard)
  • 7:30 AM- 5:30 PM Monday-Saturday (Daylight Savings Time)
  • Closed Sundays and All Major Holidays
New Mexico Environment Department Permits
#SWM-130402
#SWM-130402(SP)
Design
  • Fully Lined with Geocomposite HDPE 60 mil Liner
  • Leachate Collection & Management System
  • Groundwater Monitoring Variance
  • 340 acres- Permitted Estimated Life over 80 years
WHY USE THE SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY
  • $34.00 Per Ton
  • Certified Weight Scales
  • Actual Weight
  • No Guesswork
ADVANTAGES FOR YOU
  • No Regulatory Headaches
  • No Landfill Gas Monitoring
  • No Groundwater Monitoring
  • No Closure Costs or Maintenance
  • No Landfill Employee Costs
  • No Landfill Equipment Costs
ACCEPTED MATERIALS
  • NOW RECYCLING TIRES
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Special Waste
  • Public
  • Private
NON ACCEPTED MATERIALS
  • Characteristic Hazardous Waste (ignitable, corrosive, toxic, reactive)
  • Listed Hazardous Wastes
  • Bulk or Free Liquids
  • Hot Wastes - open flame burning
  • Infectious Wastes
  • Incinerator Ash
  • Septage
  • Intact Bulk Containers
  • Category II friable asbestos containing material
  • No more than 10 tires per load (if greater than 10, tires must be shredded or manifested)
  • Appliances Containing Refrigerants (these must have a Certification sticker from a qualified HVAC specialist, which indicates that all refrigerants have been properly removed)
  • Special Wastes- these may be accepted as long as they have been pre-approved as solid non-hazardous waste, and are properly manifested. Please contact the landfill office to obtain full list of requirements.
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