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July 3, 2015  Orange County Landfills Are Closed Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day HolidayLandfills are closed for five holidays each year. The next holiday closure is Labor Day on Monday, September 7, 2015

All County of Orange landfills are open Monday through Saturday.

They are closed five major holidays each year: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

News ImageJuly 1, 2015  OC Waste & Recycling Exemplifies Public EngagementThe Association of California Cities-Orange County last week awarded the Golden Hub of Innovation to OC Waste & Recycling (OCWR) for two of its programs:
- Community Outreach Ambassador Program; and
- Landfill Good Neighbor Policy.
News ImageApril 21, 2015  Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves High-Tech Renewable Energy Project at Local Landfill

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County Board of Supervisors today gave a green light to an academic-government-business partnership that will convert landfill gas into clean energy at the closed Santiago Canyon Landfill. In addition to the County’s closed landfill, the partnership includes UC Irvine’s Advanced Power & Energy Program (APEP) and Ener-Core, an Irvine-based company.

“Creating clean energy power from landfill gas is a smart investment that helps the environment and advances science and engineering,” said Board Chairman Todd Spitzer, who has championed renewable energy projects, including the new power plant being built at the County’s Frank R. Bowerman Landfill east of Irvine. “Advancing important technology that helps the environment and potentially generates revenue is the best way for Orange County to do business as a leader in clean energy projects.”

July 16, 2015
9:30 AMRecycling Coordinator's MeetingThird quarter Recycling Coordinator's Meeting
July 25, 2015
8:00 AMEco Challenge Day at Angel StadiumJoin us for Eco Challenge Day at Angel Stadium! More information to come!
August 22, 2015
8:00 AMEco Challenge Day at Discovery CubeJoin us for Eco Challenge Day at Discovery Cube!
October 15, 2015
9:30 AMRecycling Coordinator's MeetingFourth quarter Recycling Coordinator's Meeting
July 16, 2015
9:30 AMRecycling Coordinator's MeetingThird quarter Recycling Coordinator's Meeting
July 25, 2015
8:00 AMEco Challenge Day at Angel StadiumJoin us for Eco Challenge Day at Angel Stadium! More information to come!
August 22, 2015
8:00 AMEco Challenge Day at Discovery CubeJoin us for Eco Challenge Day at Discovery Cube!
October 15, 2015
9:30 AMRecycling Coordinator's MeetingFourth quarter Recycling Coordinator's Meeting