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Typical Home, Vehicle, & Yard Products Brought to the HHWCCs


  • Aerosols (paint, cleaners, lubricants)
  • Fluorescent Lamps (tubes & compacts) and ballasts
  • Batteries (Alkalines, Rechargeable, & Button-type)
  • Latex Paint
  • Cleaning Products (oven, window, drain, polishes)
  • Personal Care Products (hair dyes, sprays, lotions)
  • Cosmetics (nail polish & remover)
  • Fluorescent Lamps (tubes & compacts) and ballasts
  • Latex Paint
  • Oil-base Paint


  • Alarm Clocks
  • Camcorders
  • Blood Glucose Monitors (sterilized)
  • Copiers (home use, desktop)
  • CD Players
  • Computers/CPUs/Laptops*
  • Cell Phones
  • PDAs
  • Computer Monitors (CRTs & flatscreens)
  • Pagers
  • Digital Cameras
  • Printer/Scanner/Fax (home use)
  • Digital Thermometers
  • Radios - all types (car & home)
  • Display Boards on Exercise Equipmen
  • Stereos (no speakers)
  • DVD Players
  • Telephones & Answering Machines
  • Hand Held Electronic Devices
  • Televisions (CRTs & flatscreens)
  • Home Use Medical Monitors
  • Video Game Consoles & Accessories
  • I-Pods & MP3 Players
  • VCRs
  • Microwave Ovens (home use)
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Programmable Kitchen Appliances, small (with clock and timer)

The County of Orange Household Hazardous Waste Program will ensure that your device is properly managed for disposal and/or recycling per State regulations.


*The County of Orange is NOT RESPONSIBLE for the security of personal or private information contained on these devices or hard drives. If you have concerns regarding the final disposition of this data, please take any measures necessary to secure or erase this data from the device prior to dropping off at a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.


  • Aerosols
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Degreasers
  • Filters
  • Gasoline & Diesel
  • Grease
  • Motor Oil
  • Waxes & Polishes


  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Fungicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Herbicides


  • Aerosols (non-empty)
  • Varnishes
  • Propane (BBQ & camping)
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Hobby Chemicals (paint, adhesives, photo chemicals)
  • Roofing Tar
  • Mercury (Thermometers & Thermostats)

Please collect and store small items, such as electronics, thermometers, and batteries until such time as you have enough household hazardous waste to make your trip to a HHWCC worth your time and effort.