Public Facilities

EDCO Station – La Mesa

EDCO Station La MesaEDCO Station provides a clean, reasonable cost alternative to the landfill.

Why drive out of your way to a landfill? EDCO Station offers covered concrete floor space for comfortable, all-weather disposal. Additionally, we offer a public scale for anyone needing a Weighmaster Certificate.

Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, Cash or check.

Bulky TrashPlus, EDCO Station’s Recycling Buyback┬áCenter will buy back your recyclable items such as CRV plastics, cans, bottles, etc.

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.Recycling

  • Certified used motor oil drop-off
  • Public truck scale for certified vehicle weights
  • Courteous staff
  • Weekday and weekend hour
  • E-waste drop off location
  • Household battery drop-off location (must be EDCO customer)
  • Home-generated sharps drop-off location (must be EDCO customer)
  • Fat, Oil, Grease (FOG) drop-off location

EDCO Station is also open to the public for self-hauled waste disposal at a reasonable cost.

Hours of Operation

Public Disposal Site ~NEW SELF-HAUL HOURS EFFECTIVE 2/10/21: Monday- Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.~

Mon-Fri 5:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.*, Sat 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*, Sun 8:00 a.m. to 4:30* p.m.

Open All Holidays (with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day: Closed)
*Transfer station is subject to early closure on high-volume days.

Buyback Recycling Center NEW BUYBACK HOURS –

Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 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

Address & Directions

Address: 8184 Commercial St. (for a map and driving directions click here)
Phone: (619) 287-7555

The facility is located in La Mesa’s industrial loop a short distance west of Dixieline. Enter next to Up & Down Garage Doors.

From I-8 eastbound

  • Take the SPRING ST. exit towards DOWNTOWN.
  • Keep LEFT at the first fork in the ramp.
  • Keep LEFT at the second fork in the ramp.
  • Keep RIGHT at the third fork in the ramp.
  • Turn RIGHT onto CENTER ST.
From I-8 westbound

  • Take the EL CAJON BLVD. exit.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Turn RIGHT onto CENTER ST.

Regional Map of EDCO Station


Local Map of EDCO Station
8184 Commercial St.
La Mesa, CA
(click here for map and driving directions)