Orange County residents can dispose of their household hazardous waste for FREE at any of the County's four Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers listed below.

Hours of Operation:

9am - 3pm, Tuesday through Saturday
(closed on major holidays and during rainy weather)

Telephone:  714-834-4000

Anaheim Collection Center -- 1071 N. Blue Gum Street, 92806

Huntington Beach Collection Center -- 17121 Nichols Lane, 92647, Gate 6

Irvine Collection Center -- 6411 Oak Canyon, 92618

San Juan Capistrano Collection Center -- 32250 Avenida La Pata, 92675

What can I bring to the collection centers?

Please click here for more information regarding Household Hazardous Waste, including a list of common items you can take to your Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

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

  • 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-based paint with latex paint. 
  • Empty containers with lids removed can be discarded in trash.