Caltrans to Host Free Dump Day at Independence and Lone Pine Landfills on March 20th, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.



The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is hosting a free dump day on Sunday, March 20h from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at two locations in Inyo County, the Independence Landfill and the Lone Pine Landfill. The free dump day is part of the Clean California program, a statewide initiative to remove litter, create jobs, and beautify California.

Trash loads should be sorted and properly tarped down before transporting to the dump. Per state law, transport only 9 tires at a time. The free dump day is open to residential waste. Commercial waste will not be free.

Acceptable residential waste includes:
·      Household and yard waste
·      Glass, wood, metal
·      Appliances, TVs, mattresses, and furniture
·      Oil, electronics, and recyclables
·      Tires (no rims, limit 9 at a time)
The following will not be covered by the free dump day:
·      Commerical waste
·      Tractor/heavy equipment tires
·      Hazardous waste
·      Pesticides, herbicides, chemicals, sharps, and disinfectants

To learn more about Clean California, visit

For those with sensory disabilities requiring alternate formats (i.e. Braille, large print, sign language interpreter, etc.) and those needing information in a language other than English, please contact Bob Gossman at 760-874-8332 or TTY 711.

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Moliminous Mystic
Moliminous Mystic
10 months ago

What does “hosting” mean? CalTrans doesn’t own the dump sites. Are they paying for every load?

Joe Mamma
Joe Mamma
10 months ago