Public Facilities

Ramona Transfer Station

Got trash? The Transfer Station provides a clean, low cost alternative to the landfill.

Why drive way out of your way, through dirt and dust? Our facility offers 9,300 sq. ft. of covered concrete floor space for comfortable, all-weather disposal. Additionally we offer public scales for anyone needing Weighmaster Certificates.

  • Now Offering Mattress Recycling at the Transfer Station (for a fee)!

Items Not Accepted At The Transfer Station:

  • Tires
    Call Ron’s Tire and Brake (760) 789-3600 or Traction Tire (760) 789-8877
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
    Call (877) 713-2784

Recycling Buyback Center

Accepting all CRV glass, cans, and plastic.

Recycling Drop-Off
Donation-value items accepted including paper, cardboard, and non-CRV household containers.

  • Public truck scale for certified vehicle weights
  • Courteous staff
  • Weekday and weekend hourRecycling Buyback Center items
  • E-waste drop off location
  • Household battery drop-off location (must be RDS customer)
  • Home-generated sharps drop-off location (must be RDS customer)
  • Fat, Oil, Grease (FOG) drop-off location

Hours of Operation

Public Disposal Site Mon-Sat 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open All Holidays (With The Exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day: Closed)
Buyback Recycling Center NEW BUYBACK HOURS –

Wednesday – Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Accepted forms of payment: cash or check

Driving Directions

324 Maple Street
Ramona, CA. 92065

From Main St. (67), go north on 10th (heading toward Escondido Highway 78). Left on Olive St., left on Maple St. and end at 324 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065.

Map of Ramona Disposal Public Disposal Site