The City and Big Bear Disposal, Inc. have two drop-off locations (Clean Bear Sites) for customers who are unable to utilize weekly curbside trash service.  Clean Bear Sites are only available for the City of Big Bear Lake residents with the ZIP code 92315.

These drop-off facilities have bins designated for household refuse, recycling, green/yard waste, E-waste, universal waste and ashes.  Ashes must be soaked for a minimum of 48 hours prior to disposal.

Clean Bear Site #1
41790 Garstin Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Open Daily

Clean Bear Site #2
39690 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Open Daily


As of December 1, 2022 the Clean Bear Sites (41970 Garstin Drive and the Site directly across City Hall at 39690 Big Bear Blvd) are now checking for proof of eligibility to dump trash at the Sites.

Users of the Clean Bear Sites will be asked to provide proof of eligibility by:

  • Photo ID
  • Property Document (Mortgage Statement, Lease, Property Tax Bill)
  • Utility Bill
  • Car Registration
  • For visitors, a rental contract or other document associated with a City of Big Bear Lake residential property address

Clear Bear Site(s) User Guide and additional information.

Curbside trash service is also available to all Big Bear Lake homeowners/residents, vacation homes and weekend rentals.

For questions about what is trash and what can be recycled: What Do I Do With It?

CONTACT INFORMATION


Big Bear Disposal Main Office
Phone: (909) 866-3942
Website: Big Bear Disposal
41974 Garstin Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 
Recycling/Buy-Back Center
41970 Garstin Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Hours:
Tues/Wed/Fri: 8 a.m. - 5p.m.              
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.            
(closed 11:30-12:30 all days) 
 
Clean Bear Site #1
41970 Garstin Rd.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Open Daily 
 
Clean Bear Site #2
39690 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Open Daily

Get In Touch

39707 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
P.O. Box 10000
Mon.– Fri. 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
(909) 866-5831

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