Experience What We Do
Sunshine Canyon Landfill provides jobs for local residents and affordable waste disposal options for residents and businesses. The landfill accepts 8,300 tons of waste every day generated by homes and businesses of Los Angeles County. We take great pride in what we do at Sunshine Canyon Landfill and invite you to schedule a group tour of the site. Please call 800-926-0607 to arrange a time for a group tour.
Sunshine Canyon Landfill is made up of 1,036 acres of property and 363 of those acres are permitted for disposal.
Sunshine’s Landfill Gas-to-Energy facility is a highly-engineered containment system that leverages the power of science and advanced technologies to protect and regenerate the local ecosystem.
The Landfill Gas-to-Energy project is a 20-Megawatt facility fueled by landfill gas and is capable of generating enough renewable electricity to power 25,000 homes.
Republic employs landfill professionals who are just as committed to the environment as our company and our customers. Trained personnel monitor all aspects of the landfill and ensure that only non-hazardous materials are disposed.
Access to the Landfill is limited to one entrance/exit. We track all vehicles with gate receipts and video cameras. Each load of waste is inspected to ensure that only permitted materials are accepted for disposal.
Over 20,000 oak trees are grown on the ridges and open space surrounding Sunshine Canyon. We continue to plant acorns and saplings every year and the trees are donated to local parks and community organizations.
Our local team of environmental managers, engineers and landfill operators ensure that the long-term management of the landfill materials are regenerative to the planet.
Sunshine Canyon donates hundreds of acres to the community and the undeveloped land contains wildlife corridors and coastal sage, oak woodlands and wildflowers.
Republic is committed to operating landfills with environmental practices and policies that are good for local businesses and residents. Sunshine Canyon Landfill accepts 8,300 tons of disposal per day.
Proper operations are critical to environmentally sound waste disposal. All employees at Sunshine Canyon are trained to handle incoming waste in the most environmentally responsible manner.
Sunshine Canyon Landfill’s bird control program proactively and humanely controls birds, using trained falcons and hawks to prevent them from becoming a nuisance to neighbors or a contributor to potential contamination.
Sophisticated safety equipment and trained personnel monitor all aspects of the landfill and ensure that only non-hazardous materials are disposed.
Sunshine Canyon Landfill restores and preserves land both on site and off site, as well as regenerate growth through our own on-site tree nursery. We have grown more than 20,000 oak trees from acorns onsite to date.