Solid Waste

The Solid Waste Division provides collection services to:

Recycling: Orange County Solid Waste Management provides recycling services and manages five Solid Waste and Recycling Centers including two with Household Hazardous Waste and Food Waste Drop-off.

Reduce Your Waste

Orange County's  A-Z Recycle Guide provides information on how to properly dispose of items and divert them from landfill disposal, if possible.

International Compost Awareness Week - May 7th - 13th 

It’s International Compost Awareness Week! This year’s theme “For Healthier Soil, Healthier Food...Compost!” focuses on how compost can have a role in helping feed the world, by making our soil healthier which produces healthier food.  

Composting materials such as food scraps and yard trimmings converts these materials into a nutrient rich soil amendment that communities can use to promote soil fertility and productivity, improve water quality, reduce stormwater runoff and soil erosion, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  

Learn more about Composting.

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    Please leave your container curbside and Public Works will be back to collect your waste.

    If you have submitted this form after 3 pm, your container will be collected on the following day.

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