Landfill Information

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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

Costs

  • 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) $56.36 or $61.36 for bulky items
  • NEW PER-TON DISPOSAL FEE BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014 IS $56.36.

*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.