Public Facilities

EDCO Construction, Demolition and Inert (CDI) Recycling Facility


EDCO processes mixed construction loads of wood, concrete, asphalt and gypsum board. Solid, Special, Hazardous and Green Wastes are not accepted at the facility.

When you recycle, you’re ensuring conservation of precious natural resources. Equally important, the quantities of wastes that can flow through a facility like EDCO CDI Recycling Facility are very large, with equally large impacts on the consumption of regional landfill capacity.

How to Dispose of CDI

  1. Drive to our facility at 224 S. Las Posas Rd. (for map and driving directions click here).
  2. Drive straight back to the Recycle Center.
  3. Please get out of your vehicle and see attendant at the Recycle Center for further instructions.

Current rates are posted at the facility or you can call (760) 744-2700 to inquire.


Materials Accepted and Recycled:
  • Wood
  • Concrete
  • Drywall
  • Metals
  • *Carpet (no area rugs)
  • Rock
  • Asphalt
  • Cardboard
  • Tile (concrete or porcelain)
No hazardous or solid waste please!

*Carpet cannot be commingled with any other CDI material.

Carpet Recycling

According to the California Carpet Stewardship Program, more than 350 million pounds of carpet are buried in California landfills every year, where it stays for centuries without breaking down. But, there is a better way: recycling! Recycling carpet saves natural resources, conserves landfill space, and reduces dependency on fossil fuels. Old carpet can be recycled and made into useful new products like traffic signs, insulation, new carpet, and carpet padding. If you’re replacing your carpet at home, here are the steps you can take to ensure your old carpet stays out of landfills and is recycled instead:

  • Keep it dry.
  • Keep it debris-free – Remove tack strips, nails, trash and dirt.
  • Prepare carpet – Cut carpet into manageable section, separate carpet from pad and roll carpet. Roll, stack or fold carpet pad, and stack carpet tile.
  • Drop off carpet (please no area rugs) for recycling (for a fee) at EDCO’s CDI Recycling Facility.

Common Questions

What can I bring?
Wood, metals, rock, concrete, asphalt, drywall, and cardboard. No hazardous waste, garbage, painted or treated wood or yard waste please.

Do I have to sort the different materials?
Absolutely not! Just bring your mixed load of CDI material only, and we’ll do all the work! *One exception: Carpet cannot be commingled with any other CDI material. 

Do I have to make an appointment?
NO. The facility is open to the public six days per week Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There are no long lines and appointments are not necessary. You just show up with your mixed loads and we will do the rest of the work for you.

Can I get credit?
If you use our solid waste transfer station in San Diego, La Mesa, Escondido, Ramona, Fallbrook or our CDI facility in Lemon Grove, you can get credit with EDCO. Or, you may complete a credit application and we’ll process it for approval – call our office for more information. Please call in advance to ensure we have you set up and eliminate time wasted dealing with it at EDCO.

CDI Materials

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sat 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(Closed daily from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Open All Holidays Until 2:00 p.m. (With The Exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day: full closure)

Address & Directions

Address: 224 S. Las Posas Rd. (for map and driving directions click here)
Phone: (760) 744-2700