Welcome to OCWR’s education hub. Simply click on your topic of interest below and find out more about what we offer the residents of Orange County. Make sure to follow us on social media @OCWaste to stay informed of public education events and receive recycling tips.


OC's World Class Landfills

Award-winning operations

Waste-to-energy at the landfills

Anatomy of a landfill

What can I take to the landfill?

Organic Waste

Organic waste diversion in OC

OC Food recovery program

CalRecycle education/outreach toolkit


Composting makes the world a better place

Compost awareness

Guide to composting at school

Recipe to backyard composting

Benefits of composting

Household Hazardous Waste

What can I take?

What is the Materials Exchange Program?

Medication and Sharps Disposal

OC Recycle Guide


OC Recycle Guide Poster

What goes in which bin?

Green waste, recycle and trash

What is recycling contamination?

Recycle Right Tips


Recycling exhibit at Discovery Cube OC

Free Child Admission Coupon

Mattress Recycling and Disposal

Mattress disposal tips

Mattress Recycling PSA