Caltrans to Host Tire Amnesty Day at Locations in Eastern Kern County

Who: Caltrans and Kern County

What: Caltrans is hosting a tire amnesty day on Saturday, December 10th at the Ridgecrest, Tehachapi, Mojave-Rosamond, and Boron Landfills and the Kern Valley Transfer Station. Loads should be properly tarped before transporting to the landfill. Per state law, transport only 9 tires per trip.

Dump Day events are organized to further the Caltrans goal of keeping our highways litter-free as part of the Clean California Initiative.

Important notes:

  • Tires must have rims removed
  • Limit 9 tires per trip
  • Residential only

The following will not be accepted at the tire amnesty day:

  • Commercial waste
  • Earthmover/oversized tires
  • Hazardous waste

When: Saturday, December 10th from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


  • Ridgecrest Landfill
    • 3301 Bowman Road, Ridgecrest, CA 93555
  • Tehachapi Landfill
    • 12001 E. Tehachapi Boulevard, Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Mojave-Rosamond Landfill
    • 400 Silver Queen Road, Mojave, CA 93501
  • Boron Landfill
    • 11400 Boron Avenue, Boron, CA 93516
  • Kern Valley Transfer Station
    • 6092 Wulstein Avenue, Kernville, CA 93238

Visit to learn more about how Clean California is transforming communities and how you can get involved. Visit the Caltrans District 9 Clean California website to learn more about programs and events in eastern Kern, Inyo, and Mono Counties.

(From Caltrans)

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