A waste tire is a tire which is no longer usable for its original intended purpose because of wear, damage, or defect or a tire which has been discarded or disposed of by its owner. Residents and businesses who are not registered with the State of California as a commercial tire hauler may haul no more than 9 tires per trip. State law prohibits the transportation of more than 9 waste tires at a time by an unregistered hauler.  Download a Waste Manifest Form here to haul more than 9 tires at a time.

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This information above is offered as a public service in an effort to eliminate illegal and improper waste disposal. As the information may not be comprehensive, the Department encourages the public to research additional companies that are available for the services sought. The companies are not affiliated, endorsed or regulated by the Department. Accordingly, as with any professional service, please confirm the accuracy of the company’s information and request copies or verification of the company's license and/or permits to provide the service, prior to utilizing its services. Under no circumstances, directly or indirectly, shall the Department be held responsible or liable for reliance on this information.  If you would like to include your company on the list, please contact or call (951) 486-3200.

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