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Foothill Sanitary Landfill
serving Stockton, Tracy, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop, Escalon and San Joaquin County

Background

Foothill Sanitary Landfill, located along the eastern boarder of San Joaquin County, is the largest landfill site in the County.  This landfill is around 800 acres in sizeFoothill Landfill was acquired by the County in 1993.  Based on the current permit, Foothill Landfill is projected to be in operation until 2055.

Foothill is operated by Foothill, Inc., under contract with the County.  Foothill is the destination of wastes generated at both The Tracy Delta Materials Recovery Facility, The Lovelace Transfer Station, local solid waste collectors and residents of the surrounding areas. 

Average daily volume is 620 tons; 218,190 tons were delivered to Foothill in 2011.  Foothill diverted 3,392 tons of material from disposal in 2011.

San Joaquin County's other facilities include the North County Recycling Center & Sanitary Landfill, Lovelace Materials Recovery Facility & Transfer Station and the San Joaquin County Household Hazardous Waste Consolidation Facility.

 

Address & Hours of Operation

Foothill Sanitary Landfill
6484 N. Waverly Road
(8 miles East of Linden)
(209) 887-3969
Map

Gates open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Exceptions:  Closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

NOTE : THE 5:00 P.M. CLOSING TIME AT THIS FACILITY IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO CLOSING TO ALLOW YOURSELF ENOUGH TIME TO UNLOAD.

Acceptable Materials

  • Commercial and household waste

  • Construction/demolition waste

  • Agricultural waste

  • White goods such as refrigerators, freezers,
    and air conditioning units

  • Tires (mounted or unmounted)

San Joaquin County Landfill Brochure

  • Camper Shells

  • Cabover campers (remove all thermostats and appliances)

  • Camper trailers less than 25 feet in length (remove thermostats and appliances, dismantle the camper trailer into small sections, and bring a Junk Slip from DMV).

Unacceptable Materials

  • Septic tank waste
  • Toxic materials
  • Large dead animals
  • Five-gallon (or larger) drums
  • Infectious waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Cannery waste

  • Hazardous waste
  • Large loads of soil or gravel
  • Mobile homes
  • RVs; camper trailers that are NOT dismantled into small sections
  • Burned waste

Tarping Requirements

All loads must be properly covered or tarped so that flying debris is avoided. 

Loads not properly covered or tarped will be charged  a DOUBLE disposal fee.


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