San Juan Capistrano Collection Center


32250 Avenida La Pata
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Hours of Operation

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

* Please note, the OC Hazardous Waste Collection Centers are not permitted to accept waste from businesses, churches, schools, non-profit organizations or government agencies, or from residents outside of Orange County. Additional HHW services may be available through your city.  Contact your city's recycling coordinator to find out other ways to dispose of your HHW items in your community.


From the north, take Ortega Highway to Avenida La Pata. Go south on La Pata and continue to the landfill entrance. Click below for an aerial showing disposal options.
With the extension of Avenida La Pata, the landfill can also be accessed from San Clemente via northbound Avenida La Pata. Look for the exit ramp to the landfill and follow the arrows on the aerial below to the disposal option needed.