Household Hazarardous Waste

photo of hazardous wasteBecause of their potential for danger to humans and the environment, it is very important for residents to remove household hazardous waste (HHW).  These items should never be thrown into the trash.  Instead they should be taken to one of the listed Orange County HHW Collection Facilities.  The HHW program is free to Orange County Residents.

Common HHW products include: Antifreeze, automobile fluids, batteries, cleaning products, fertilizers, fluorescent light bulbs/tubes, fuels, herbicides, paint, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, propane tanks (under 5 gallons), polishes, road flares, used motor oil/filters and waxes.

 How to dispose of HHW: