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Miramar Greenery

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In response to the directives from Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Centers for Disease Control and local health authorities, to adapt operations and continue to provide essential service while safely doing so for our employees and customers, effective Tuesday, March 24 until further notice, the Miramar Landfill and Greenery will no longer be accepting cash, checks or credit card transactions. Customers interested in utilizing the landfill and greenery, will still be able to do so by establishing an account online through the City’s Deferred Payment Account Services webpage. Accounts established will be required to open a deferred payment account or outgoing material deferred payment account for a minimum surety bond amount of $250.  New deferred payment account customers can anticipate new account number and ability to use the landfill about one to two business days after completed application is received. Current customers that maintain accounts, including franchise haulers, city forces, the US Navy, will still be able to conduct business at the landfill and greenery.


City residents can access the free self-load compost and mulch by printing PDF icon this PDF placard and displaying it at the fee booth.  We ask residents to keep their window closed, and hold up the placard and driver’s license for proof of residence in the City of San Diego.  If printing is not an option, please load the PDF and show it on your phone.  Residents will not be provided a transaction receipt and will need to follow posted signs to the self-load compost and mulch piles. Residents cannot bring in green waste when coming to self-load compost or mulch.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


Thank you for your understanding, support and customer loyalty as we continue to provide the best and safest service possible. Should you have any questions regarding COVID-19, please visit the City’s coronavirus webpage

ATTENTION LANDFILL VISITORS: Access to the Miramar Landfill is limited to trash disposal, recycling and other landfill business. Casual visitors are prohibited due to safety issues.

For information on accessing the Miramar Landfill Monday through Friday during normal business hours, or other questions, please call 858-694-7000.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: Due to rain or other weather-related issues at the landfill and greenery operations, the City, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to temporarily close the landfill to vehicles with trailers. Event conditions at the tipping deck are not conducive to the maneuvering of vehicles with trailers. It becomes a safety issue to both the public and our employees and a hindrance to operations when dealing with incapacitated vehicles.

abcPhoto of Greenery Recycling Heavy Equipment


5180 Convoy St.
San Diego, CA 92111
Inside the City's Miramar Landfill, north of state Route 52


Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturdays: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

LANDFILL: Self-dumping vehicles accepted until 4:30 p.m.

GREENERY: City Personnel Tractor Loading "only" until 4:30 p.m. (fees apply)

* Effective Oct. 1, 2018, the Miramar Landfill, Greenery and Recycling Center will be closed on Sundays. These facilities are also closed on the following holidays:  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


858-694-7000 (for general information)
858-492-6100 (to confirm product availability and pricing)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the City's Curbside Greenery Recycling Program?

What Green Waste Can You Recycle in Your Curbside Greenery Collection Program?

Do You Have Curbside Greenery Recycling in Your Neighborhood?

Businesses and residents without curbside greenery recycling can still help the environment by bringing recyclable green waste to the Miramar Greenery.


For general and additional information, call the Miramar Recycling Center at 858-694-7000.


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