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About the Landfill

The Sunshine Canyon Landfill is owned and operated by Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI) of California. BFI is owned by Allied Waste, Inc., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company Republic Services Inc. (Republic).  Allied Waste / Republic Services offices are located at 14747 San Fernando Road, Sylmar, CA 91324

The Sunshine Canyon Landfill is located at the border between the City of Los Angeles and the unincorporated territory of Los Angeles County, to the West of the intersection of the Golden State (I-5) and the Antelope Valley (R-14) Freeways.  Sunshine Canyon Landfill is contained within portions of Section 23, 24, 25, and 26, Township 33 North (T3N), Range 16 West (R16W) of the San Bernardino Base and Meridian and is centered at latitude 34 degrees 19 minutes and 45 seconds North, and longitude 118 degrees 30 minutes and 48 seconds West.

BFI/Republic 24-Hour Hotline: (800) 926-0607

General Information: (818) 833-6500


Below is a thumbnail size of aerial photo of Sunshine Canyon Landfill taken in 2020.  The aerial photo can be downloaded in "Attachment" section below.

Below are several recent thumbnail size panoramic pictures of Sunshine Canyon Landfill.  (Click on the picture to get a larger image)


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September 2020 (Bobcat Fire 9/10/2020)

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Panoramic pictures of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill taken over a period of time (in a comparative side-by-side format) is provided in the attachment below.  If you would like the high resolution panorama picture files, please contact the SCL LEA Program Manager for a copy of the electronic files.  

Eugene Tseng,
Mar 21, 2021, 7:12 PM
Eugene Tseng,
Nov 1, 2020, 7:09 PM