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Waste Management & Recycling

Steve Shelton
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Landfill/Transfer Site Locations

Goodrich Landfill - 208-566-4669
The Landfill is located 2 miles west on Goodrich Rd from Highway 95, just south of the Middle Fork of the Weiser River.

New Meadows Transfer Site
The Transfer Site is located on Transfer Site Road, about one mile west of New Meadows off Hwy 95.

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Landfill/Transfer Site Hours

Effective July 1, 2024, the Landfill and Transfer site will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays going forward

The Goodrich Landfill:
Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays and holidays
Operation Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm

The New Meadows Transfer Site:
Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays and holidays
Operation Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm


Notice: The New Meadows Recycling Center will no longer be accepting any/all plastics until further notice !  Additionally, it will not accept any recyclables from Valley County !

Recycling Centers are located in Council and New Meadows. Council is open every day, 24 hours, 365 days a year. New Meadows is located at the transfer site and is subject to their hours of operation.

The Council Recycle Center is located at the intersection of North Galena Street and Boise Cascade Avenue.

Both accept cans (aluminum and steel), plastics (nos. 1 and 2), newspapers, phone books, cardboard, magazines, paper (white color, shredded, slick coating, mixed paper waste).

The Council Center accepts used anti-freeze and motor oil.

Jerry’s Auto Parts, in Council, accept used lead acid batteries without charge.

To contact the Solid Waste/Recycling Supervisor Steve Shelton, please call 208-849-1814.

Operational Plan

New Solid Waste Ordinance – Ordinance #2016-01


201 Industrial Ave. Council, Idaho 83612
(208) 253-4561
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