NOTICE: Due to the Covid-19 situation, many listed resources may be closed or have limited hours of operation. Contact resources directly to confirm availability.
Welcome to the OC Recycle Guide. Need to get rid of it but not sure where it goes? Search an A-Z list of recycling options for Orange County residents.



Only household chemicals are allowed for drop off at our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers. For a listing of what is accepted click here (HHW factsheet). For other items besides household chemicals, please see below. Please note any special considerations for transporting hazardous materials such as allowable quantities. 

OC Health Care agency provides information on proper disposal practices regarding chemicals. Click here.

Please note that some external links provide information that is not managed nor updated by OC Waste & Recycling.  You may contact those sites directly with any questions, requests or updates. We will routinely monitor external sites linked from our pages.

Recycling Tip