Keep Antelope Valley Beautiful Billboard
Part of L.A. County's Anti-Dumping ad campaign.

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Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force

The Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force was formed pursuant to the Board of Supervisors' instruction of April 9, 1996 due to illegal dumping in the Antelope Valley area. The Task Force meets to discuss and coordinate illegal-dumping prevention programs in the County unincorporated Antelope Valley area. Residents are encouraged to participate in various FREE of charge events such as, Mattress Collection, Tire Collection, Disposal Day at Lancaster Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronic Waste mobile events and permanent drop off center. Coordinated volunteer community cleanup events may receive a donated Waste Management roll-off bin. Contact Waste Management's Public Sector's Solutions Manager, Mr. Josh Mann by email at

The Task Force also provides County unincorporated Antelope Valley area residents funded programs to educate residents on the effects and decrease of illegal dumping. Funding is contingent upon annual budget. Funded programs include:

  1. Roll-off bins (to assist residents impacted by nuisances of illegal dumping)
  2. Grants (provided to schools, non-profit organizations and other community-based organizations)
  3. Proper tire recycling (facility fee reimbursement for tires collected at various volunteer community cleanup events)
  4. Community cleanup efforts or community education outreach
  5. Task Force representatives (sent to conferences, workshops, community events)

Requests for Task Force funding requires the matter be placed on the meeting agenda, include a proposal with each presentation and provide how funding will benefit communities consistent with the mission of the Task Force.

Task Force regular meetings begin at 2:00 p.m., on the first Wednesday of every other month.

To add an agenda item, please send your request to the AVIDTF secretary by email five (5) business days prior to a scheduled regular meeting.

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4, 2023 by hybrid meeting.


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Effective July 1, 2022, the Landfill Voucher Program will be suspended due to lack of funding the program (Guideline, item #7). Vouchers will expire on June 30, 2022 (Guideline, item #10). Vouchers may not be redeemed after June 30, 2022. Kindly make arrangements to use the voucher(s) accordingly and by the due date. See attached Landfill Voucher Program Guideline for reference.


Free Disposal Day at Lancaster Landfill
Lancaster Landfill presents this event for residents of the unincorporated area of Antelope Valley who can drop off one ton of trash such as furniture, appliances, and other bulk items at Lancaster Landfill on October 14, 2023. To view the flyer, click here; for Spanish translated, click here.


B.I.R.D. Project
The Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force is highlighting the grant funded B.I.R.D. (Beauty Innovation Respect and Discovery) Project. The Eastside High School students created art work from learning about illegal dumping in Antelope Valley and the effects on the environment. To view the presentation, click on B.I.R.D. Project.

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If you see an abandoned shopping cart, you may report it to the RMS at (818) 817-6366 Monday - Friday between 7am and 7pm or after hours by calling (888) 992-4778, or online. Additionally, for shopping carts in use by people experiencing homelessness, please contact the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority at (213) 683-3333 or at to request for outreach services.

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