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Solid Waste Transfer Facility

What is considered household trash?
Household trash is your kitchen garbage waste.
Solid Waste Transfer Facility
3495 Jackass Gulch
Emmett, ID 83617
Phone: (208) 365-2604  

                                                                 
Jackass Gulch Facility…
  • Open Monday thru Saturday, 9:00-AM to 4:30-PM..
  • We will not be helping public unload their items..
Montour Facility…
  • Only open Saturdays 8:00-AM to 1:00-PM.
  • Only one (1) car allowed in the site at a time. If violated facility will be closed.

NEW!!! 

Sticker Program for Gem County Residents

The Gem County Board of Commissioners have updated Gem County’s current system for collecting fees in response to long-term financial planning of our landfill services. Reference Gem County Resolution# 2023-15

Please provide proof of your current Gem County address to receive a landfill sticker. This sticker will expedite service and ensure that you are not charged as an out-of-county customer.

This sticker will be required to be affixed to your windshield on the drivers’ side either on the upper or lower corner.

APPROVED DOCUMENTATION

  • Current proof of car insurance or registration
  • Deed of trust, mortgage, lease or rental agreement
  • A property tax assessment, bill, or receipt
  • A utility bill, excluding a cellular telephone bill
  • A bank or credit card statement
  • A paystub, paycheck, or government-issued check

***This is an annual program. Stickers will be issued beginning January of each calendar year.***

 
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Department Head: Martin Joyce
Phone: (208) 365-2604
 

Hours of Operation: Mon – Sat, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

We are closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and the Friday after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
 
Fee Schedule (Gem County residents):

County residents kitchen, pantry, bathroom trash and green waste (grass, leaves and brush) ..... FREE

Minimum charge for fee based items......$5.00
Tires without Rims …… $4.00 each
Tires with Rims …..…… $6.00 each
Batteries ………………… $2.00 each
Oil …………………………. $.50 per gallon
Antifreeze...........................$2.50 per gallon
Propane Tanks …..…….. $3.00 each
Mattresses ………….….. $5.00 each
Televisions ……………… $5.00 each
Appliances (non-freon)....$5.00 each
Appliances (with freon)...$20.00
Cleanup (furniture, clothing, bedding, small appliances, random household items, etc)  ………………..… $45.00 per ton
Construction Waste (must be separated) …… $45.00 per ton
Processed Lumber …..… $45.00 per ton
Metal …………………..…. $45.00 per ton
Commercial landscape ...........$45.00 per ton
Light & Bulky (insulation, fiberglass, plastic, styrofoam, cedar shingles)......$85.00 per ton

Dead Animal Disposal Rates (price + weight of animal):
Horse..........$75.00 EA
Cattle (over 500 lbs).........35.00 EA
Hogs, Sheep, Calves, Goats. Llamas & Alpacas.........$20.00 EA ($5.00 each for additional)
       
OUT OF COUNTY RESIDENTS … $100.00 per ton with a minimum charge of $10.00
 
Frequently Asked Questions – Answers
Is JAG a Landfill or Transfer Station?
JAG is a transfer station. Most of our waste is transferred to Clay Peak Landfill in Payette County, We bury sheetrock, concrete and asphalt shingles. Brush is burned in fall and winter.

Why do we need to be stopped and weighed?
The weight of all waste needs to be reported to Southwest District Health Department.

What is considered household trash?
Household trash is your kitchen garbage waste.

Does my construction waste/load need to be separated?
Yes. Due to our facility being a transfer station, all items need to be separated.  Metal, processed wood, shingles, concrete, sheet rock and insulation cannot all be dumped in the same location.

What don’t you accept?
Hazardous waste, tractor tires, semi (truck) tires. No campers, boats or trailers.
Absolutely no wet paint, fuel, or fertilizer.

Why do I need to separate my lumber?

Processed wood is treated and needs to be hauled to Payette County.

Why do I need to put grass clippings in the barn and not with brush?
Many people treat their lawn with chemicals so we need to haul to Payette County.

What does JAG recycle?
Newspapers, aluminum cans, metal, cardboard.