tehachapigatehouse
Address: 12001 East Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi 93561
Open Days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Operating Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8am-4pm Sunday: 8am-12pm
Sites Are Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Payment Options:

Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, or Open a WMD Account prior to disposal

HOW TO USE THE TEHACHAPI LANDFILL:

  1. Stop at the gatehouse for load check
  2. Take recyclable materials to diversion area
  3. Take items that cannot be recycled to the face of the landfill
  4. Follow all speed limit signs
  5. Follow directional arrows

Please read the detailed acceptance & handling criteria for your items before you bring waste to disposal sites. Some Items are recyclable  while others are not 

Waste Category
Waste Type
Residential
Commercial
Clean Inertsex. Source Separated Asphalt, Brick & Concrete($5 minimum) $5/ton($5minimum) $5/ton
Construction & Demolition*ex. Asphalt, Brick, Concrete, Dirt, Drywall, Fencing, Metal, Packing Material, Pallets, Pipe & Wood$54.50/ton$54.50/ton
Dead Animals$30/each$30/each
Electronic Waste (e-waste)Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs): ex. TVs, Computer Monitors, Devices with a screenNo ChargeNo Charge
Electronic Devices without a screen: ex. Cell Phones, toaster, microwave ovenNo Charge$9 Cars
$22 Pickups
$34 Pickup Above Cab
$45/ton
All Other Vehicles
Greenwaste*No Charge$9 Cars
$22 Pickups
$34 Pickup Above Cab
$45/ton
All Other Vehicles
Ordinary Household TrashAppliances, Clothing, Furniture, ManureNo Charge$9 Cars
$22 Pickups
$34 Pickup Above Cab
$45/ton
All Other Vehicles
TiresLight Duty$2/tire$2/tire
Heavy Duty$10/tire$10/tire
Oversize$14/tire$14/tire
Earthmover/Bulk$200/ton$200/ton
Treated Wood WasteGrape Stakes, Utility Poles, Foundation Lumber (limit: 2 cubic yards)$120/ton$120/ton
Railroad Ties (limit: 14 Railroad Ties)$12/each$12/each
Untarped/Unsecured LoadLoads must be properly covered and secured to prevent fly-away trash, furniture or other items from flying or blowing out of the vehicle($5 minimum) $5/ton($5 minimum) $5/ton
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
  • HOT ASHES
  • LIQUIDS OF ANY KIND
  • NON-FRIABLE ASBESTOS
  • USED MOTOR OIL