UPDATE: Frank R. Bowerman Landfill closed due to surrounding wildfires. Prima Deshecha and Olinda Alpha Landfills open.

OC Landfills Update

Olinda Alpha and Prima Deshecha Landfills are open.

Due to the emergency closure of the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill (Irvine) from the Silverado Fire, the Prima Deshecha Landfill (San Juan Capistrano) will extend its operating hours to 6 a.m – 7 p.m. and the Olinda Alpha Landfill (Brea) will extend its operating to 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. to accommodate additional traffic and waste loads. 

The following practices are in place at Prima Deshecha Landfill until further notice: 

•    No public customers will be accepted. Only commercial waste from Orange County will be accepted (contractors or business license must be provided) 
•    Only waste from Orange County contracted haulers and customers with a contractors or business license will be accepted
•    Imported waste and soil deliveries will be stopped for now

Increased traffic and delays are expected and vehicles may not be allowed entry if they fail to meet the criteria above.  

Olinda Alpha Landfill is open with no operational affects.

Residents are encouraged to contact their waste hauler with questions regarding their weekly pickup.

For more information follow @OCWaste on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or call 714-834-4000.