Public Facilities

Ramona Transfer Station

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

The facility offers 9,300 sq. ft. of covered concrete floor space for comfortable, all-weather disposal. Additionally, public scales are available for anyone needing Weighmaster Certificates.

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
  • Electronic 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 Year’s Day: Closed)
Buyback Recycling Center ***Effective November 1, 2023***
The Recycling Buyback Center will be closed on weekdays and will ONLY be open on Saturdays, 7 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Sunday – Friday: CLOSED
Open Saturday only: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 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