Welcome to OCWR’s education hub. Simply click on your topic of interest below and find out more about what we offer the residents of Orange County. Make sure to follow us on social media @OCWaste to stay informed of public education events and receive recycling tips.


OC's World Class Landfills
Award-winning operations
Waste-to-energy at the landfills
Anatomy of a landfill
What can I take to the landfill?

Organic Waste
Organic waste diversion in OC
OC Food recovery program

Why is composting important?
Compost awareness
Guide to composting at school
Recipe to backyard composting

Household Hazardous Waste
What can I take?
What is the Materials Exchange Program?
Medication and Sharps Disposal

OC Recycling Guide
(Coming Soon!)

What goes in which bin?
Green waste, recycle and trash
What is recycling contamination?
Recycle Right Tips


Recycling exhibit at Discovery Cube OC
Free Child Admission Coupon