Bev Container Recycling Centers

Beverage Container Recycling Centers

Virtual Tour of the MRF
Curiosity Quest at the MRF

Curiosity Quest

Kid’s Recycling Tool Kit

Collection Services

San Bernardino’s landfills and community collection centers serve the High Desert and Mountain area

Current fees are posted at

Unacceptable Materials

  • 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.
  • Televisions, computer monitors or other devices containing a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) at sites without a scale house.
  • Items containing mercury and/or lead such as household batteries, watch-type batteries, fluorescent tubes, thermostats, thermometers, mercury switches and electronic components containing printed circuit boards.
  • Medical Waste including sharps.
  • Any waste not acceptable for disposal at a Class III disposal site.
  • Waste from outside of San Bernardino County.

Closed Days: All sites are closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Thanksgiving.

In the Barstow Area 


San Bernardino County

  • Amboy
  • Baker
  • Cima
  • Fort Irwin
  • Haloran
  • Kelso
  • Lenwood
  • Ludlow
  • Mountain Pass
  • Newberry Springs
  • Nipton
  • Yermo

Call Burrtec (Desert Disposal) (760) 256-2730; Toll Free:  1-877-287-7898

In Victor Valley


Apple Valley

Helendale Community Services District

  • Helendale
  • Silver Lakes


San Bernardino County

  • El Mirage
  • Johnson Valley
  • Landers
  • Lucerne Valley
  • Oro Grande

Call Burrtec (AVCO, Victorville Disposal) 760-245-8607; Toll Free:  1-877-287-7898

  • Spring Valley Lake

Call Advance Disposal (760) 244-9773

In the Morongo Basin

Twentynine Palms

Yucca Valley

  • Johnson Valley
  • Joshua Tree
  • Landers
  • Morongo Valley
  • Pioneer Town
  • Wonder Valley

Call Burrtec (760) 365-2015

In Big Bear Valley

City of Big Bear Lake

San Bernardino County

  • Baldwin Lake
  • Erwin Lake
  • Fawnskin
  • Lake Williams

Call Big Bear Disposal (909) 866-3942; 41974 Garstin Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

  • Big Bear City
  • Sugarloaf

Call Big Bear City Community Services District (909) 585-2565

In Needles


San Bernardino County

  • Parker
  • Big River

Call Allied Waste Services (928) 855-9441

In Phelan/Wrightwood/Oak Hills

San Bernardino County

  • Baldy Mesa
  • Oak Hills
  • Phelan
  • Piñon Hills
  • Wrightwood
  • West Cajon Valley

Call CR & R / Sun Country / Wrightwood Disposal (760) 868-6353; (800) 336-0396