Location

400 Silver Queen Road, Mojave 93501

Open Days:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Operating Hours:
Sun, Tues, Thurs: 8 AM - 12 PM, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 8 AM - 4 PM
Sites Are Closed:
New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

HOW TO USE THE MOJAVE-ROSAMOND 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

Payment Options:

Cash, Check, Visa, and Mastercard -or- Open a Gate Fee Account prior to disposal

Fees for Acceptable Waste

Waste CategoryWaste TypeResidentialCommercial
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$45.00/ton$45.00/ton
Dead Animals$70/ton$70/ton
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
Used Motor OilNo ChargeNo Charge
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

What is NOT Accepted

  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
  • HOT ASHES
  • LIQUIDS OF ANY KIND
  • NON-FRIABLE ASBESTOS

Kern County Public Works Department

Mission Statement: To provide public infrastructure, facilitate development, and deliver services that protect and enhance the lives of the people of Kern County.