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Confused about recycling? Want to know when the landfill opens? Looking for information on how to get rid of hazardous waste? Well, look no further! Below you will find information that will help answer all these questions and more.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) & ELECTRONIC WASTE
Household Hazardous Wastes can include, but are not limited to: bug killers, cleaning chemicals, medications, fertilizers, poisons, fuels and electronics. San Bernardino County residents have access to a variety of local facilities that will accept this waste for FREE. More information on these sites may be found below.

City of Adelanto: Adelanto residents are encouraged to bring their HHW to either the City of Victorville’s or the City of Hesperia’s HHW facilities. For more information, visit the City of Adelanto’s website.

Town of Apple Valley: Open Saturdays between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm. This facility is located at the Town of Apple Valley Public Works Yard at 13450 Nomwaket Road, south of Powhatan. For full information, visit the Town of Apple Valley’s website.

City of Barstow: Open Saturdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Facility is located at the City of Barstow Corporation Yard at 900 South Avenue H, Barstow, CA 92311.

City of Hesperia: Open Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The facility is located 17443 Lemon Street, Hesperia, CA 92345. For more information, visit the City of Hesperia’s website.

City of Victorville: Open Wednesdays and Sundays from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Facility is located on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds East of Desert Knoll Drive on Loves Lane, Victorville, CA 92392. For more information, visit the City of Victorville’s website.

HHW may disposed of by San Bernardino County residents at any of these facilities; you do not need to be a resident of that facility’s City. All locations require identification.

 

LANDFILLS
There are multiple landfills located within San Bernardino County that offer residents and businesses the opportunity to properly dispose of their materials without the need for illegal dumping. A list of landfill fees and unacceptable items may be found below.

Solid Waste Disposal Fee Information
Pricing Effective July 1, 2015
Payment for waste disposal at sites is by cash, Visa, MasterCard or as otherwise provided by ordinance. Fees for waste disposal at all County sites are:

  • $13.39 for up to 300 pounds of ordinary residential waste
  • $59.94 per ton for residential waste 301 pounds or more (prorated)
  • $5.31 per tire up to nine (9) per load
  • Uncovered/unsecured loads are subject to an additional charge that doubles your disposal fee. (Click HERE to view a properly covered load)
Add On Fees
Add on fees are in addition to the above waste disposal fees:

  • Hard-To-Handle Fee-per ton: $53.14
  • Hard-To-Handle minimum load (less than 2,000 lbs): $26.57
  • Special Handling Fee-per ton: $53.14
  • Special Handling minimum load (less than 2,000 lbs): $26.57
  • Uncovered/unsecured loads are subject to an additional charge that doubles your disposal fee (Click HERE to view a properly covered load)

Note: All fees paid in cash will be rounded to the nearest whole dollar. Rates shown include State fee, perchlorate surcharge, waste diversion program and disposal.

Unacceptable Materials
General Guidelines

  • Hazardous wastes such as liquid, semi-solid or solid wastes which are toxic, corrosive, flammable, explosive, infectious, an irritant, or a strong sensitizer (causing allergic reaction), and which constitute a high degree of hazard to beneficial air, water and ground uses.*
  • Liquid waste in any form (septic waste is accepted at Landers and Barstow landfills).
  • Sealed containers of any type.
  • Hot ashes or burning materials.
  • Items over ten (10) feet in length at landfills and over four (4) feet in length at transfer stations.
  • Items containing mercury and/or lead such as household batteries, watch-type batteries, fluorescent tubes, thermostats and thermometers.*
  • Medical Waste including sharps.
  • Any waste not acceptable for disposal at a Class III disposal site.
  • Treated wood (accepted only at the Mid-Valley Landfill in Rialto).
  • Waste from outside of San Bernardino County.
  • Televisions, computer monitors or other devices containing a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) at sites without a scale house.


Victorville Landfill: Open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm on 18600 Stoddard Wells Road, Victorville, CA 92392. For more information on this and other San Bernardino County landfills, visit San Bernardino County’s Solid Waste Management website.

Barstow Landfill: Open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and located on
32553 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311. For more information on this and other San Bernardino County landfills, visit San Bernardino County’s Solid Waste Management website.