Frequently Asked Questions

Olinda Alpha Landfill is located at 1942 Valencia Ave., Brea, CA 92823. The hours are Mon – Sat: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For additional information about the Olinda Alpha Landfill CLICK HERE.

Frank R. Bowerman Landfill is located at 11002 Bee Canyon Access Rd., CA 92602. The hours are Mon - Sat: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM for commercial haulers only. This is not a public facility. You must have a contractor’s license to use this facility. For additional information about the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill CLICK HERE.

Prima Deshecha Landfill is located at 32250 Avenida La Pata, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. The hours are Mon – Sat: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For additional information about the Prima Deshecha Landfill CLICK HERE.

For a list of landfills fees CLICK HERE.

OC Waste & Recycling accepts cash, checks (two checks are required) and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and American Express). CLICK HERE for additional information.

A list of commonly asked questions about what can be taken to the landfill can be found HERE.

Yes. Clean soil is accepted for no cost at our Olinda Alpha Landfill. If it is greater than 8 cubic yards it must follow our soil disposal procedure found HERE.

For questions please email soil@ocwr.ocgov.com

Yes. We accept clean, broken asphalt (no rebar and no petromat) and it is exempt from fees.

Yes. Green material is accepted and is charged our normal disposal fees which can be found HERE.

We do not accept tires at any of our landfills. Please contact your local tire store or call 714-433-6000 for additional information.

Yes. Appliances are accepted at our landfills and are charged normal disposal fees.

Our landfills do not accept electronics; however, our household hazardous waste collection centers accept electronics at no cost for residents of Orange County. For additional information about our household hazardous waste collection centers please CLICK HERE.

For information regarding business hazardous waste disposal, CLICK HERE.

Yes. We do accept mattresses - however we recommend you contact a mattress recycler found at https://byebyemattress.com/programs-by-state/california/#ca-locator to ensure your mattress is recycled.

The Olinda Alpha Landfill in Brea and the Prima Deshecha Landfill in San Juan Capistrano are both open to residents of Orange County.

The Frank R. Bowerman Landfill is only open to commercial haulers.

Yes. To get information about booking a tour please CLICK HERE.

Please call 714-834-4000 for any questions about the Automated Payment Program. To sign up for the Automated Payment Program, CLICK HERE.

The household hazardous waste collection centers are open 9am to 3pm, Tuesday through Saturday (Closed on major holidays and during rainy weather). They are located at:

Anaheim Collection Center -- 1071 N. Blue Gum Street, 92806

Huntington Beach Collection Center -- 17121 Nichols Street, 92647

Irvine Collection Center -- 6411 Oak Canyon, 92618

San Juan Capistrano Collection Center -- 32250 Avenida La Pata, 92675

For information about what is accepted at the centers, CLICK HERE.

The household hazardous waste collection centers are open to residents of Orange County. Waste from businesses is not accepted.

CLICK HERE to view a list of companies that may be able to assist you.

The household hazardous waste collection centers are free to Orange County residents.

Yes. Please call 714-834-4000 to verify if the centers are open during rain events.

For information about sharps and medication CLICK HERE.

Yes. For information about what is accepted at the centers please CLICK HERE.

Please CLICK HERE to view information regarding smoke alarm and detector disposal.

Visit OCRecycleGuide.com to see how to recycle common items.

To find a location to recycle CRV please visit: https://www2.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/RecyclingCenters

CLICK HERE to view information regarding OC's Construction and Demolition program.

To view a list of trash haulers listed by city and their contact information CLICK HERE.

Please contact your waste hauler. For more contact information, CLICK HERE.

Please contact your trash hauler. To view a list of trash haulers listed by city and their contact information CLICK HERE.

OC Waste & Recycling is a County government agency that serves the County’s solid waste disposal needs by providing waste management services, operating public landfills, protecting the local environment, investing in renewable energy enterprises and promoting recycling in order to ensure a safe and healthy community for current and future generations. For additional information please CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE to view methods of contacting OCWR.