Landfill Site

The main landfill is located several miles west of Butte off of Interstate-90. The facility is just north of Rocker, approximately 1 mile from the I-90/Rocker interchange, at 121074 N Browns Gulch Road.


Disposal Hours

The main landfill is open seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:50 p.m., with large loads not accepted after 5:30 p.m. After-hours disposal during the summer is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for small household loads only.



Butte-Silver Bow works with local businesses and non-profit organizations to provide the community with the best possible recycling service options. In addition to the self-service options below, curbside recycling is available directly from McGree Trucking for an additional fee, please call them at (406) 723-3728 or visit their website for more information. 

The Butte Landfill accepts the following: automotive batteries, cardboard, metals, newspapers, and oil.


Cover and Secure Your Load

Lets all do our part to keep our county clean. Leave your trash at the landfill, not along the roadside. Municipal Code 8.08.030 requires you to cover and secure your load with a tarp. Failure to do so will result in a $100.00 fine.

What's Accepted

  • All garbage, rubbish, and trash produced through typical residential activity.
  • Special waste items such as asbestos or large dead animals may be disposed of at the landfill under special arrangements by calling (406) 782-1463.

What's Not Accepted

  • Liquid waste (except used motor oil)*
  • Infectious waste
  • EPA-rated hazardous waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • All waste prohibited by EPA and/or State of Montana
  • *USED MOTOR OIL will be accepted at the landfill. Please bring used oil in clean plastic sealed containers of 5 gallons or less that can be left at the landfill.
Butte-Silver Bow Landfill