Multi-Family Trash, Recycling, and Organics

Waste services are provided by the City's franchise hauler, Republic Services. To dispose of bulky items or for inquiries regarding other waste services, please contact your landlord, association and/or property management team for further instructions. For additional assistance, contact Republic Services at (714) 238-3300.

Household Hazardous Waste 

Hazardous waste materials contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients and need to be handled with care. DO NOT dispose of these materials in the trash or recycling container. Orange County residents can take HHW to one of the four (4) Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities where it will be responsibly handled.

  • Examples of Household Hazardous Waste: 
    • Batteries 
    • Electronics 
    • Wet paint 
    • Motor oil
    • Aerosol cans
    • Fluorescent lightbulbs
    • Sharps/needles

For more information and a detailed list of accepted materials, visit the County or City's Hazardous Waste webpage.

State Recycling Laws

Below is a brief guide designed to assist multi-family residents in understanding state recycling laws. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Lays out state recycling laws that pertain to multi-family units (AB 341, AB 1826 and AB 341)

In 2023, the City will implement SB 1383, which will change the way residents dispose of their waste. Stay tuned for more updates!SB 1383 Infographics (1)

Compliance and Waste-Related Support

If you would like assistance with state recycling mandates or have any waste-related questions/concerns, please contact the City's Environmental Services Coordinator, Cathy Nguyen, at or (714) 993-8123.