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 Center 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 Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.*
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*
Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*Open All Holidays (with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day: Closed)
*Transfer station is subject to early closure on high-volume days.
Buyback Recycling Center Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

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)