17. August 2016 - 17:00
Olinda Alpha Landfill
United StatesBrea1942 N. Valencia Avenue

Olinda Alpha Landfill Tour - Brea, CA, Olinda Alpha Landfill, Wednesday, 17. August 2016


In accordance with County of Orange and OC Health Care Agency guidelines focused on reducing risk of spreading the coronavirus, effective March 12, 2020 all scheduled OCWR landfill tours through the end of April are cancelled. We will monitor the impacts of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation to determine when we will be able to reschedule cancelled tours, conduct scheduled tours and begin scheduling new tours. Should the situation warrant, we will continue to cancel tours month by month effective May 1, 2020. We regret any inconvenience.

Welcome to the Olinda Alpha Landfill Tour Reservation page. Please see important information below and select your preferred date and time at the top right. You will receive email confirmation or someone will contact you with any questions. Enjoy the tour!


Every person on the tour must print and sign a waiver, and bring it with to the tour. Landfill staff may shoot photos during the tour. If willing to be photographed, please sign the Photo Model Release form on the back of the waiver. Photos of tours may be used in the OC Waste & Recycling Annual Report and/or in digital and print informational materials. Click the link for a waiver form: Olinda Alpha Landfill Waiver.

OC Waste & Recycling (OCWR) requires each visitor to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants are desirable over shorts or dresses.

Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, including a pre-tour presentation, review of safety rules, and van tour.

The maximum number of visitors per tour is 13. There are no exceptions without advance request.

Please contact OC Waste & Recycling to make special arrangements for larger groups or for any special needs and accommodations. The contact link is at the bottom of this page above the map. 

Please note: Groups of 14 or more may need to provide a van or bus and must be arranged separately.


Age Restrictions and WaiverChildren must be at least five years old. California Child Passenger Safety law applies. Guests are responsible for bringing and installing car seats when applicable. 

Parents must sign for children under the age of 18. Signed waivers must be brought to the site on the day of the tour.

Cancellations                                                                                                                                                           If you are unable to attend a tour on your registered day, please cancel your registration through EventBrite or e-mail email at least 24 hours before your scheduled tour. 

Parking & DirectionsCarpooling is advised as parking is limited. Public access is available from the Orange Freeway (CA-57). Exit on E. Lambert Road (exit 10) and go east on Lambert Road. Turn north onto Valencia Avenue. Follow Valencia Avenue all the way until it ends at the Olinda Alpha Landfill.  Some map applications may try to divert you through a nearby neighborhood, which is incorrect. Just continue on Valencia Ave. to the where it ends at the landfill.

When approaching the entrance, please stay in the far right lane and enter the landfill office parking lot. You may check in for your tour at the second portable trailer from the parking lot.

Please use the driving directions provided in these instructions, not from outside websites (i.e. Meetup).


Please follow the link below to take a survey about your Landfill Tour experience.

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Wednesday, 17. August 2016, Olinda Alpha Landfill, Olinda Alpha Landfill Tour - Brea, CA

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