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Solid Waste and Recycling

The City of Orange’s trash, recyclables and green waste are collected by CR&R Incorporated. For customer service, including establishing service, change of address, cart replacement, bulky item pickups, temporary bins, or missed pickups, call CR&R Incorporated Customer Care at (714) 372-8272.

Residential Trash Rates
Commercial Trash Rates


CR&R Incorporated observes the following holidays:

New Year’s Day – January 1st
Memorial Day – Last Monday in May
Independence Day – July 4th
Labor Day – First Monday in September
Thanksgiving Day – Fourth Thursday in November
Christmas Day – December 25th

When any of the above holidays fall on Monday through Friday, trash collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. If this results in trash collection and street sweeping being scheduled for the same day, residents are asked to place their carts on the curb or parkway for collection rather than in the street.


Click here to find out what goes in each cart.

If you do not have curbside collection, you may take recyclables to the Waste Management facility located at 2050 North Glassell Street (corner of Glassell and Grove, between Taft and Lincoln).


If you want to redeem the California Redemption Value on your beverage containers, click here to find a recycling center near you.


You can have your used motor oil and filters picked up from your home for free. Call the Used Oil Hotline at (800) 449-7587 for more information and to schedule a pickup. If you prefer to properly dispose of your used motor oil at one of Orange’s certified collection centers, ask the hotline operator for the center nearest you, or click here. It is a good idea to call the collection center to verify their hours and to make sure they are able to accept your oil. This program is funded by a grant from the California Integrated Waste Management Board.


Household hazardous waste includes such items as paint, lawn chemicals, motor oil, solvents, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, mercury thermometers, computer monitors, laptops and television sets. In February 2006, new legislation went into effect that bans many electronic devices from the landfills, meaning it is illegal to dispose of these items in the trash. This includes such items as computers, keyboards, stereos, cell phones, cordless phones, VCRs, microwaves, calculators, electronic toys, game consoles, "singing" greeting cards, and athletic shoes and jewelry with flashing lights. Orange residents can take these items to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center at 1071 N. Blue Gum in Anaheim, or to one of three other centers in Orange County. The centers are open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed on rainy days, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For more information, call (714) 834-6752 or visit www.oclandfills.com. Please note that it is the resident's responsibility to remove all personal information from computer hard drives.

• Quill.com E-Waste Rebate Program (http://www.quill.com/content/index/ink-toner/recycle-ink-toner-cartridges/default.cshtml).
• Verizon Device Trade-in Program (http://www.verizonwireless.com/device-recycle/).

For more information about electronics recycling, click here.

Many types of household batteries are recyclable. Visit www.rbrc.org for more information and to find a store that accepts batteries.

Business waste is not accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers. Click here for information about proper disposal of business hazardous waste.


To learn more about solid waste and recycling, visit the California Integrated Waste Management Board at www.ciwmb.ca.gov.

City of Orange Recycling Office - (714) 744-5551 or email.

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