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.

Anaheim Collection Center

            1071 N. Blue Gum Street
            Anaheim, CA 92806

Huntington Beach Collection Center

            17121 Nichols Street
            Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Irvine Collection Center

            6411 Oak Canyon
            Irvine, CA 92618

San Juan Capistrano Collection Center

            32250 Avenida La Pata
            San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Hours of Operation

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



Household Hazardous Waste Items

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.