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Free Landfill Days

Residents living within the cities and unincorporated areas* of Simi Valley, Moorpark, and Thousand Oaks only can visit the Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center during the year to drop off extra trash, bulky items, and recycle unwanted items at no charge.

These unincorporated area residents may attend Free Landfill Day events on the assigned designated dates only: Moorpark: Home Acres, Lexington Hills, Santa Rosa Valley; Simi Valley: Bell Canyon, Santa Susana Knolls; Thousand Oaks: Lake Sherwood, Lynn Ranch, Newbury Park and Oak Park

2021 Schedule

City of Moorpark

Sunday, April 18
Sunday, June 20
Sunday, September 19

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

City of Simi Valley Sunday, May 16
Sunday, July 18
Sunday, October 17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
City of Thousand Oaks Sunday, March 21
Sunday, June 20
Sunday, September 19
Sunday, November 21
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

To encourage recycling efforts and reduce the amount of waste entering the landfill, designated areas and containers will be available to recycle the following items: green waste, metal, paper, cardboard, and construction & demolition debris.

To help minimize delays, Waste Management requests that visitors to the landfill follow these guidelines:

  • Residents can bring up to two (2) loads per event
  • Be ready with valid identification to show proof of residency to cashier (driver's license w/picture ID or utility bill)
  • All loads must be tarped pursuant to California State Law
  • All loads are subject to inspection
  • Maximum five (5) passenger or pickup tires allowed
  • Commercial vehicle and tractor tires are subject to standard gate rate fees
  • All commercial vehicles are subject to applicable rates unless prior arrangements have been made.

PLEASE NOTE: Electronic waste (e-waste) and Household Hazardous Waste materials will not be accepted.

Acceptable Materials

The Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center is located at 2801 N. Madera Road in Simi Valley.

If you have any additional questions, please call (805) 579-7267 Monday – Saturday from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.