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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