Landfill Information

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Patriotic Recycle SymbolLandfills are closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015
for the Independence Day Holiday.

Orange County Landfills

All County of Orange landfills are open Monday through Saturday.

Closed major holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Hours of operation vary. See below for hours at each landfill.

Frank R. Bowerman Landfill

(commercial landfill only; no public dumping)

11002 Bee Canyon Access Road, Irvine, CA 92602

Hours of Operation:
7am - 4pm all commercial customers
4pm - 5pm transfer trucks only

Olinda Landfill

(commercial & public dumping)

1942 North Valencia Avenue, Brea, CA 92823

Hours of Operation:,
6am - 7am transfer trucks only
7am - 4pm all customers

Prima Deshecha Landfill

(commercial & public dumping)

32250 La Pata Avenue, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Hours of Operation:
7am - 5pm all customers


  • Automobile (any passenger car): $5.00 *
  • Trucks with less than 880 pounds: $20.00 (minimum amount for trucks)
  • Hard to handle fee: $5.00 (For items longer than 6 feet) Examples: pieces of wood, mattresses, furniture, etc.
  • Per ton fee (more than 880 pounds) $56.90 or $61.90 for bulky items

*Call 714-834-4000 for passenger car definition for questionable vehicles. Anything between the minimum and tonnage rate is prorated based on weight at the scale.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Cash or Check only. No credit cards.
  • Make checks payable to County of Orange
  • Check must have physical address imprinted. P.O. Box numbers are not allowed

Landfill Classification

All three active landfills are permitted as Class III landfills, accepting only non-hazardous municipal solid waste for disposal. No hazardous or liquid waste can be accepted.