City of Palmdale logoThe City of Palmdale proudly celebrates Environmental Pride Month with a lineup of events, programs and services dedicated to creating a cleaner, safer community for all.

“We have a responsibility to keep our City pristine and beautiful,” said Mayor Austin Bishop. “I encourage all residents to take advantage of the various environmental and spring-cleaning initiatives available this month.”

Hazardous and Electronic Waste Disposal

Dispose of household hazardous waste or electronic items at the Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (AVECC), open on the first and third Saturday of each month at 1200 City Ranch Rd. For more information, call 888/CLEAN-LA or visit

Mattress Recycling

You can drop off your old mattresses (up to eight per visit) for recycling at the Palmdale Landfill, also located at the AVECC on 1200 City Ranch Rd. This is a free service. To schedule a free bulky item pick-up from your home, call Waste Management at 661/947-7197. 

Paint Recycling and Reuse

Bring any paint you need to dispose of to the Palmdale Transportation Center, located at 39000 Clock Tower Plaza Dr. on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is in partnership with PaintCare. Free paint will also be available for pickup. For more information, visit

Free Document Shredding

Shred up to five boxes of documents on May 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Palmdale Landfill, located at 1200 City Ranch Rd. For more information, call 661/947-7197 or visit

Free Smart Gardening Webinars

Enhance your home with webinars on composting and water-wise, organic and small-space gardening. Register and get smart gardening tips at

For questions about these initiatives, please contact the City’s Innovation and Environmental division at 661/267-5300 or via email at