Landfill Services

Roswell Municipal Landfill

The Roswell Municipal Landfill serves the residents of Roswell and Chaves County.

Tipping Fees

Customers that bring their trash to the landfill in a vehicle without a current water bill, the tipping fee will be $3.50 for the first 300 pounds or less, plus tax.

A resident with a valid City water bill and identification will be waived the tipping fee once a month, this does not include tires and e-waste

Monthly Business Billing

Businesses bringing trash to the Landfill can set up an account and be billed monthly


  • All customers bringing trash to the Landfill should tarp their loads to prevent littering.
  • No commercial hazardous materials or liquids will be accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal

HHW Services

  • The Municipal Landfill accepts common household hazardous wastes (non-commercial) from City residents only
  • The HHW site provides City residents a convenient option for safe disposal and recycling/reuse of their household hazardous waste
  • Only wastes exempted from federal hazardous waste standards (40CFR 261.4) and wastes solely from households will be accepted at the HHW site 
  • All HHW loads will be inspected

Acceptable HHW Items & Fees

Free Items
  • Batteries (all sizes)
  • Cleaners and solvents
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Paints 
  • Petroleum, oils and lubricants (POLs)
Items With Fees
  • Ballasts -  $1.75 per item or unit
  • E-waste -  $1.75 per item or unit
  • Fluorescent Bulbs  -  $1.75 per item or unit

Prohibited items

  • Chemicals and electronics from manufacturers
  • Chemicals from City commercial and industrial businesses
  • Explosives and bullets
  • Highly flammable or toxic substances
  • Unknown chemicals or materials

Customer Self-Service

Check at the Scale House for the following self-service offerings:
  • Free firewood
  • Free mulch
  • Free paint