Location and Hours

6500 Buena Vista Rd
Ione, CA 95640

Hours of Operation:
Open 7 Days a Week

Second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November
9:00AM – 5:00PM

First Sunday in November to second Sunday in March
8:30AM – 4:30PM

The Transfer Station periodically closes for routine maintenance and inspection. Please check our yearly calendar for a full Transfer Station Schedule.


Buena Vista Transfer Station Rates (Effective November 9, 2020)

Minimum Load

5-7 Cans

Loose Yards

Appliance: Non-Freon


Furniture / Mattress / Bulky


$10.50 each

$16.00 each

$23.00 per cubic yard

$25.00 each

$19.25 per cubic yard

$16.00 each

$51.75 per cubic yard

MRF Tonnage


Small Animals (less than 100 lbs)

Tires 19 inch or smaller

Tires 20"- 40" No Comm/Business

Wood Waste

Clean Stumps up to 24" across

$116.25 per ton

$61.00 each

$19.75 each

$5.75 each

$11.25 each

$19.25 per cubic yard

$50.75 each

There is a $3.00 per load county surcharge. The above rates DO NOT include the County Surcharge of $3.00 per load.


Aluminum cans, clean foil & containers

Clean cardboard


Clean paper, bags, catalogs, junk mail, envelopes, magazines, paper egg cartons, telephone books and white paper

Oil and Oil Filters

Plastic bottles, jugs and jars

Televisions, Monitors, Computers & Microwaves


No hazardous waste

No hot ashes

Auto batteries, batteries of any kind

Paint & thinners of any kind

Pool chemicals

Railroad Ties

Injection needles

Pesticides & insecticides

Non-empty aerosol cans

Household cleaners

Tree stumps over 24" across

Universal waste - batteries, fluorescent tubes, mercury thermostats or switches. If you have any questions regarding these items, contact Amador County Waste Management Department at (209) 223-6429.