Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers

How to use Orange County’s
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers

Collection Center Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
Closed major holidays and rainy days.
More information about household hazardous waste disposal
is available at 714-834-6752 and at

1071 N. Blue Gum Street
Anaheim, CA 92806
At CVT Recycling Center, on Southwest corner
of La Palma Ave. & Blue Gum St. near junction
of 57 and 91Freeways.

Huntington Beach
17121 Nichols Street, Gate 6
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
At Rainbow Environmental Services, south of Warner Ave.
between Beach Blvd. and Gothard St.

6411 Oak Canyon
Irvine, CA 92618
Next to City of Irvine
Corporate Yard & Bark Park. From I-5 exit Sand Canyon.
Go west to Oak Canyon and turn right.
San Juan Capistrano
32250 La Pata Avenue
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Exit I-5 at Ortega Highway
(SR-74). Go east to La Pata Ave.
Turn right and continue to
landfill entrance.

For your safety, please observe the following regulations in
preparing for your visit to the HHWCC:

  • A maximum of 15 gallons or 125 pounds may be transported per vehicle, per trip
    (Department of Transportation Requirement). It is illegal to exceed these limits.
  • Containers larger than five gallons will not be accepted.
  • Containers will NOT be returned, except for oil containers, upon request.
  • Materials should be in original containers (except motor oil, fuels and antifreeze).
  • All containers must have lids, be sturdy, non-leaking, labeled and protected from breakage.
  • Do not combine different types of waste.
  • Do not mix oil-base paint with latex paint.
  • Empty containers with lids removed can be discarded in trash.
When you arrive at the Center, you must remain in your vehicle while a technician removes the material for you.   Visit the Material Exchange Program where you can choose up to five items from a selection of partially used containers of household, yard and car-care products to take home FREE!

Notice: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers are not permitted to accept waste from businesses, churches, schools, nonprofit organizations or government agencies.