Nye County Landfill

Southwest Environmental Services, an affiliate of Pahrump Valley Disposal, operates the Nye County landfill and ensures solid waste is disposed of properly in accordance with all local, state, federal, and environmental laws. We employ dynamic diversion programs, which, combined with our strategic management plans, provide life extensions to landfill spaces. For more information, contact our office at 775-727-5777.

Location

1631 E. Mesquite Avenue, Pahrump

Hours

Open to residents seven (7) days per week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Nye County Landfill Fees for Contractors and Commercial Haulers

Construction and Demolition $7.50 per cubic yard
Tires (Charge per Tire):

  • Car/Pick-Up (up to 9” x 20”) $3.00
  • Large Truck (11/24; Off-Road) $5.00
  • Loader/Earthmover (up to 6’) $60.00
  • Earthmover (6’– 8’) $110.00
  • Earthmover/Mining $210.00

Landfill Diversion Program

When loads of mixed waste are received at the landfill, scrap metal, wood, cardboard, concrete and tires are separated and recycled to increase diversion from landfilling, and to preserve capacity and extend the facility’s useful life.

Holidays Observed

(The landfill is closed on these holidays.)

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste is strictly prohibited in the landfill. This includes all electronic waste (computers, televisions, cell phones, stereo equipment), paint thinners, pesticides, motor oil and oil filters, herbicides, and similar products. Latex paint, however, can be dried out, and once dry, the paint may be disposed of in the landfill. Please visit Nevada Recycles for more information about the disposal of hazardous waste.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

We are located at 1631 E. Mesquite Avenue in Pahrump.

What are your operating hours?

We are open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Are you closed on holidays?

We are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash, check, money orders, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover).

Do you accept recyclables?

Yes. We accept green and wood waste directly at the landfill.

All other recyclables, such as newspaper, household paper, magazines, cardboard, food and beverage glass, metal cans and plastic food and beverage containers # 1 & # 2, may be dropped off at our metal yard, next to our office, located across the street from the landfill.

Do you accept e-Waste?

Although we do not accept e-Waste at the landfill, it may be dropped off at our metal yard, next to our office, located across the street from the landfill.

Do you accept latex paint?

Yes. Latex paint cans must be dried out completely and then may be disposed of in the landfill

Do you accept construction materials?

Yes. We accept construction materials free of charge for Nye County residents. There is a fee for commercial customers.

Do you accept tires?

Yes. We accept tires free of charge for Nye County residents. There is a fee for commercial customers.

Do you accept medical waste?

Yes. We accept home-generated sharps. Syringes and hypodermic needles must be properly packaged and sealed in an approved, puncture-proof container to be accepted.

Do you accept and/or buy metal?

Yes. We accept scrap metal at the landfill for free.

However, we buy ferrous and non-ferrous metals including appliances, iron, tin, copper, brass, car batteries and more at our yard across the street from the landfill at 1410 E. Mesquite Avenue. Our metal yard is open Monday through Saturday. Please call for hours. Click here for more information.

Do you accept hazardous waste?

No. Hazardous Waste is strictly prohibited at the landfill. Please visit  Nevada Recycles for more information about the disposal of hazardous waste.

Operating Hours:

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Seven days a week

Location:

1631 E Mesquite Avenue | Pahrump, NV | 89060
(775) 727-5777 | (888) 291-2984