Orange Coast College Recycling Center

exterior of recycling center building*Please be advised that the OCC Recycling Center is closed until further notice due to staffing constraints.  

The Orange Coast College (OCC) Recycling Center, located on Adams Ave between Fairview Rd and Pinecreek, buys back "California Redemption Value" or "CRV" containers. 

For current CRV pricing, operating hours, and safety information, please visit the OCC Recycling Center's website.

The Recycling Center accepts donations of:

  • Aluminum cans and tin cans
  • Plastic bottles with resin codes #1 or #2 on the bottom (the number inside the triangle)
  • Glass food and beverage containers
  • All kinds of paper: office paper, computer print out paper, newspaper, magazines, phone books, books, junk mail, cardboard, shopping bags, etc.
  • E-waste limited to computers, non-DLP televisions and computer monitors, cell phones, and laptops
The Recycling Center DOES NOT accept furniture, auto or marine batteries, used motor oil, paint, chemicals, or other hazardous waste.

For more information, please call (714) 432-5131 or e-mail