The Lassen Regional Solid Waste Management Authority is a joint powers agency formed in 1998 by and between the City of Susanville and the County of Lassen.  The Authority is responsible for all aspects of municipal solid waste management within Lassen County and is empowered to grant a franchise for municipal solid waste collection services.   
The Authority objectives for the solid waste collection and recycling services are to:

Preserve the environment and protect the health, safety and quality of life for the residents of Susanville and Lassen County.

Provide for an efficient solid waste management system, which includes collection of solid waste and recyclable materials.

Comply with state of California Assembly Bill 939, known as the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, which requires jurisdictions to divert solid waste generated within the County of Lassen from disposal in landfills.

Assure that as many generators as possible of solid waste and recyclable materials within the County of Lassen are included in the solid waste collection and recycling system.


General Information

LRSWMA operates two municipal solid waste landfills and nine transfer stations within Lassen County. Private contractors,such as C&S Waste Solutions of Lassen County, perform waste collection services within some areas of Lassen County. C&S Waste Solutions of Lassen County currently holds the franchise agreement and operates exclusively in the franchised area which includes the areas of Susanville, Doyle, Herlong, Janesville, Milford, Wendel and Westwood.

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Board Meetings

Held every fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Lassen County Board of Supervisors Chambers located at: 

707 Nevada Street
Susanville, CA 96130

Board Members

The LRSWMA Board of Directors is comprised of two City Council member (Kevin Stafford, Brian Moore), two Board of Supervisor members (Chris Gallagher,  Aaron Albaugh) and one Member-At-Large (Ralph Ellis).

Contact LRSWMA Office @

(530) 252-1273

Fee Schedule

RATES EFFECTIVE January 1, 2017

All loads are measured. The rate is $10.00 per cubic yard (at Transfer Stations & Westwood Landfill) and $76.50 per ton at Bass Hill. There is a minimum fee of $5.00 at all sites. Green Waste is only accepted at Bass Hill Landfill ($9.00/Ton). Westwood Landfill accepts Green Waste on the first Wednesday of each month from April to September ($2.00/Cubic Yard).  Green Waste has a minimum fee of $1.00. 

View the current rate schedules.

Transfer Station Hours:

  • Bieber: Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Herlong: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday -  9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Little Valley: Saturday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Madeline: 1st & 3rd  Saturday of each month - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Ravendale: 2nd & 4th  Saturday of each month - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Spalding: Sunday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Stones: Closed until further notice
  • Wendel: Closed until further notice
  • Westwood: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday -  9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Landfill Hours

Bass Hill Landfill: Open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm,  Closed on Sundays .  The Bass Hill Landfill may close early due to high winds. Please call 252-1273 BEFORE going to Landfill on windy days!

Westwood Landfill: Open the first Wednesday of each month May through September (depending on weather). Westwood Transfer Station is open on a different schedule. See above for that information.

Please call 530-252-1273 for a recorded greeting to verify landfill is open.

All Lassen County Landfills and Transfer Stations are closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.



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Contact Information

Lassen Regional Solid Waste Management
170 Russell Avenue, Suite X
96130 Susanville , CA
Mon - Thu:
8:00 am-4:00 pm
8:00 am-1:00 pm
Sat - Sun: