The County of Orange has several Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers available to Orange County residents ONLY upon proof of residency. Household hazardous waste is not accepted from businesses, schools, government agencies, churches, and non-profit organizations. The centers are open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Collection centers are closed on rainy days, Christmas, Independence, New Years and Thanksgiving Days.
Caution should be used when transporting household hazardous waste to a collection center due to the potential for partial exposure to the waste. Observe the following guidelines:
NEW - Universal Waste
Other Hazardous Items
1071 Blue Gum
Located between the 91 and 57 Freeways at the corner of La Palma Avenue and Blue Gum Street in Anaheim.
Huntington Beach Regional Collection Center
17121 Nichols Street
Next to Rainbow Recycling and Disposal. Major cross streets are Beach Boulevard and Warner Avenue.
San Juan Capistrano Regional Collection Center
Prima Deshecha Landfill
From the 5 Freeway, take the Ortega Highway (74) East to La Pata Avenue and turn Right.
Irvine Regional Collection Center
6411 Oak Canyon
Next to City of Irvine Corporate Yard. From the 5 Freeway, take Sand Canyon exit, go West to Oak Canyon, turn tight.
911 Household Hazardous Materials Emergencies
(714) 834-4000 Integrated Waste Management Department (used oil, oil filters)
(714) 667-3700 Health Care Agency Environmental Health
(800) 553-2962 CIWMB Recycling Hot-Line ~ Motor Oil
(800) 777-6476 Orange County Poison Center
(800) 69-TOXIC Waste Alert to report illegal dumping
(714) 834-6752 Household Hazardous Waste Hot-Line