COMPOST & MULCH AVAILABLE AT OC LANDFILLS

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Looking for quality compost and/or mulch in Orange County? Compost and mulch are currently free* from Bee Canyon Greenery at Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine and Capistrano Greenery at Prima Deshecha Landfill in San Juan Capistrano. OC Waste & Recycling's recovered organic waste program is accepting requests for compost and/or mulch material from OC residents, commercial businesses, local cities and government agencies. 

STEPS TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION & PICK-UP COMPOST and/or MULCH:

  1.  Click here to download and fill out a Compost/Mulch Request Application Form.
  2. Email the completed form to SB1383@ocwr.ocgov.com
  3. The Compost/Mulch  Request Application will be reviewed and processed. 
  4. You will receive email notification when your application** has been approved and directions on when and where to pick up your product. 
  5. For tips on composting and mulch click here

COMPOST & MULCH PICK-UP IS BASED ON AVAILABILITY AT EACH LANDFILL SITE.

FRANK R. BOWERMAN LANDFILL, Irvine The Bee Canyon Greenery has STA Certified compost and mulch available and is co-located at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill (11002 Bee Canyon Access Road, Irvine, CA 92602). 

 

PRIMA DESHECHA LANDFILL, San Juan CapistranoThe Capistrano Greenery has STA Certified compost and mulch available and is co-located at the Prima Deshecha Landfill  (32250 Avenida La Pata, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675). 

 

*OCWR is currently assessing a potential rate structure for compost/mulch products. Current provision of free compost may be discontinued at any time and requests are processed based upon availability. For questions or more information please send your questions to SB1383@ocwr.ocgov.com.

**Applications for compost and mulch are accepted based on availability and ability to fulfill the request.