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Prima Deshecha Landfill Tour - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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Prima Deshecha Landfill

32250 La Pata Avenue

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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Due to COVID-19, OCWR Landfill Tours are temporarily cancelled. Please check back in the fall for updates.

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Welcome to the Prima Deshecha 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: Prima Deshecha 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 at least 24 hours before your scheduled tour. 

Parking & DirectionsCarpooling is advised as parking is limited. Public access is available using the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), exiting at Ortega Highway to La Pata Avenue.

When approaching the Prima Deshecha Landfill entrance, please follow the signs to the landfill office building, not the hazardous waste collection center drive through. The office building has a "Green" roof covered with vegetation.

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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Prima Deshecha Landfill

32250 La Pata Avenue

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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