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Tangerine Landfill Closing to the Public

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 20th, 2013


Pictured is an aerial view of the newly-opened Marana Regional Landfill, 14508 W. Avra Valley Road, operated by Waste Management and provides a location for those in the northwest to recycle and dispose of waste. Tonja Greenfield/Marana News


MARANA — The Pima County-owned landfill at 10220 W. Tangerine Road will be closed effective Dec. 1. The Tangerine Landfill, now approaching its permitted capacity of 6.7 million cubic yards, began operating in 1983 and was the first landfill in the state of Arizona to be fully lined.

Members of the public have several other options available. The newly-opened Marana Regional Landfill, 14508 W. Avra Valley Road, is operated by Waste Management and provides a location for those in the northwest to recycle and dispose of waste. Additional waste disposal and recycling options include Ryan Field Transfer Station (residential only), Catalina Transfer Station, Waste Management’s Ina Road Transfer Station, Los Reales Landfill, and Sahuarita Landfill. In addition, several licensed private solid waste haulers are available to provide waste pickup service for a fee.

The Pima County Waste Tire Collection Facility will be moved from Tangerine Landfill back to Pima County’s Ina Road Landfill at 5301 W. Ina Road on Nov. 18. The small amount of remaining capacity at Tangerine Landfill is being reserved for use by Pima County for the disposal of County-generated waste by programs such as Pima County Environmental Quality’s illegal dumping cleanups.

For more information regarding the County-owned landfills and transfer stations that are operated by Tucson Recycling and Waste Services, call (520) 623-7300 or visit www.TucsonRecyclingandWasteServices.com.

For the complete article see the 11-20-2013 issue.



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