Los Angeles County Landfill

Find Los Angeles County California landfills and dumps. Landfills provide information on dump stations, transfer stations, waste management, trash disposal, hazardous waste, and sanitation.

Agoura Hills Landfill 5300 Lost Hills Road Agoura Hills CA 91301 818-889-0363

Azusa Landfill 1209 West Gladstone Street Azusa CA 91702 626-815-1603

Castaic Landfill 29201 Henry Mayo Drive Castaic CA 91384 661-257-3655

Lancaster Landfill 600 East Avenue I Lancaster CA 93535 661-726-3468

Los Angeles County Landfill 7721 North Figueroa Street Los Angeles CA 90041 818-243-9779

Palmdale Landfill 1200 City Ranch Road Palmdale CA 93551 661-223-3426

Sun Valley Landfill 8230 Tujunga Avenue Los Angeles CA 91352 818-768-9292

Sylmar Landfill 11950 Lopez Canyon Road Los Angeles CA 91342 818-834-5122

Walnut Landfill 4125 Valley Boulevard Walnut CA 91789 909-595-2710

Whittier Landfill 13919 Penn Street Whittier CA 90602 562-907-7750

About Los Angeles County Landfills

Landfills in Los Angeles County, CA are solid waste disposal facilities that bury trash underneath layers of soil. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Environmental Agencies regulate and license Los Angeles County garbage dumps, sanitary landfills, and dump sites. The design, operation, and allowable waste are dictated by California law.

You may contact Landfills for questions about:
  • Los Angeles County resident access to waste disposal facilities
  • Household trash and yard waste disposal
  • Construction and demolition dump sites
  • Commercial and industrial waste dumps
  • Los Angeles County hazardous waste landfills
Los Angeles County Solid Waste Landfills

Solid Waste Landfills in Los Angeles County commonly receive household garbage, yard waste and commercial waste that is non-hazardous. Due to concerns for groundwater contamination, dangerous landfill gas accumulation, and other detrimental environmental effects, these facilities are closely regulated by the California state government.

Modern Landfills

Modern Solid Waste Landfills in Los Angeles County are designed to protect against ground and groundwater contaminations, while older facilities may be required to implement special leachate collection systems to pump out contaminates. Landfill gas accumulation systems and methane gas burn off systems are implemented as features to reduce environmental impact and ensure public safety.

Los Angeles County Construction & Demolition Dumps

Specialized dumps in Los Angeles County are assigned to accept construction and demolition waste and are usually separate dump sites than municipal facilities.

Ash Landfills & Disposal Facilities

Ash Landfills in Los Angeles County accept the ash that is created as the byproduct of incinerated solid waste. Solid waste incineration is a popular energy production method that serves to produce electricity as well as helping to reduce the visible footprint of solid waste disposal. Los Angeles County ash landfills are generally more lenient about what kinds of waste are permitted for dumping, than other waste disposal facilities.

Los Angeles County Hazardous Waste Landfills

Los Angeles County Hazardous Waste dumps and disposal facilities accept non-liquid hazardous wastes such as Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and PCB-contaminated materials. Hazardous waste landfills are closely watched for environmental impact and are mandated by California law to implement various protection measures including leachate collection systems, leak detection monitoring, and wind dispersal controls.