Junk Away the Right Way


Keep Our Community Clean

Palmdale residents want to keep the community clean by disposing of bulk waste items through the proper channels. The City of Palmdale makes it easy for residents to find disposal solutions for a variety of household items. For more information, use the resource list in the next section.



Household Appliancesappliances

(e.g., Washing Machines and Microwaves)




(e.g., Televisions, Computers, and Printers)



Large Furniturefurniture

(e.g. Couches, Tables, and Desks)



hhwHousehold Hazardous Waste (HHW)

(e.g., Paint, Oil, Batteries, CFL, and Bulbs)




Recycling and Disposal

Recycle Coach

Download the Recycle Coach app to find locations and more information on how to make recycling easy. 

Waste Management (WM)

Waste Management (WM) provides many ways to dispose of and recycle your waste. 4 Free Pickups Palmdale household residents are allotted 4 FREE bulky item pick-ups on their regular service day each year. Each free pick-up allows 4 bulky items per household. Collection must be scheduled 48 hours in advance of service day. Use one of the resources below to schedule your collection. 

Multi-Unit Complex Pickup

Contact your complex/property management team for information on available pick-up services. 

Palmdale Landfill

All Palmdale residents have two free landfill visits annually (using landfill e-vouchers) to dispose of up to one ton of waste each visit. Residential customers may drop off up to 6 mattresses per household for free without using a landfill voucher. 

  • AV/Palmdale Landfill 1200 W City Ranch Rd Palmdale, CA 93551 
  • 1 (661) 947-7197 
  • 1 (888) CLEAN-LA for Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (AVECC) at the landfill 
  • Palmdale Landfill

Donation and Resale


Donate your items to the Goodwill Southern California Store & Donation Centers. Visit their website for center locations and a list of accepted items. 

Collection Events 

Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (AVECC) 

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Waste Management (WM) encourages residents to drop off household hazardous waste and e-waste at the Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (AVECC). This facility manages the disposal of special materials and serves the needs of AV residents for free. They operate every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, but are closed April 3rd, 2021. For more information on hours and accepted items visit or call: 

Antelope Valley/Palmdale Landfill Residential Shred Service Day

Shredding services are available to City of Palmdale residents every second Saturday of an odd month from 9am - 12pm. Proof of residency is required (driver’s license or WM invoice). Maximum of 5 boxes. No metal clips, binders or plastic sheet covers. Staples, file folders and envelopes are okay. Shredding company does not take used cardboard boxes or commercial waste. 

Keep Palmdale Waste Free

Palmdale residents can help keep the city clean by alerting our team to locations where an accumulation of waste is occurring. Use the resources below to tell us what you see.

recycle-coach-logoRecycle Coach

Download and use the Recycle Coach app.

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Fill out the online form on the City of Palmdale’s website.

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Call the Maintenance Division at 1 (661) 267-5338.

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Text “illegal dumping” to 1 (661) 780-PALM (7256).