*UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: NO NEW EXEMPT SOIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED*

OC Waste & Recycling's criteria for the acceptance of clean soil are required to protect the environment and ensure regulatory compliance.

SOIL ACCEPTANCE STATUS BY LANDFILL SITE:

OLINDA ALPHA LANDFILL, Brea – No new exempt soil applications are being accepted, effective April 13, 2021 until further notice.

FRANK R. BOWERMAN LANDFILL, Irvine – Soil disposal available; disposal fee is $59.67 per ton. Soil Information Form and testing is mandatory for amounts over five cubic yards (see below).

PRIMA DESHECHA LANDFILL, San Juan Capistrano – Soil disposal available; disposal fee is $59.67 per ton. Soil Information Form and testing is mandatory for amounts over five cubic yards (see below).

 Procedures for soil acceptance:
1. Click here to fill out a Soil Information Form. Please fax the form to 714-834-4057 or email it to soil@ocwr.ocgov.com, along with the items required in the form.

2. The above form will be reviewed by a Materials Regulation Specialist who will issue a Soil Self Certification Form specifying the number of soil samples needed and required lab tests.

3.  You will receive notification of when to have your soil tested.

4. Click here for a list of laboratories. Check the California ELAP Certified Laboratories link for additional laboratories throughout Orange County and surrounding counties. The laboratory will submit a report to the Materials Regulation Specialist who will review lab results and determine if the soil meets criteria for disposal.

5. Based on the results of the soil testing, Soil Acceptance Letters will be issued within three working days of receipt of the approved lab results. Soil Acceptance Letters will need to be accompanied with each truck load hauling soil and must be surrendered to a fee station attendant upon entry to landfill. Photocopies will not be accepted.

*Out of County Soil is accepted on a Case by Case basis and will need prior approval.
Soil disposal fee information

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