Go Green Ladera

Go Green Ladera is the communityʼs largest, most convenient, one-day drive-thru recycling, shredding, and donation event. Ladera Ranch Community Services (LARCS) has partnered with Goodwill of Orange County to recycle and reuse items that would otherwise go to waste. 

A variety of collection services will be offered at this drive-thru event:

  • Electronic Waste, Clothing, and Household Items: Goodwill of Orange County will be accepting electronics recycling, gently used clothes, toys, and small household items. Furniture, appliances, hazardous waste, baby safety (cribs, car seats, and bassinets), bulky and damaged items will not be accepted.
    Click here for a list of Goodwill acceptable/unacceptable items.

  • Paper Shredding (up to 5 banker boxes): Ladera Ranch Community Services helps you combat identity theft and shred your confidential documents. Limit of five (5) banker boxes per car. The truck is scheduled to be onsite until 3:00 p.m. or until it is full. All documents and boxes should be free of binders, paper clips, plastic sleeves, and metal butterfly clips. CDs, credit cards, three-ring binders, wire dividers, newspapers, magazines, and spiral notebooks will not be accepted.

  • OCSD National Prescription Take Bake Day (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.): Bring unwanted, unused, and expired prescription medications. It's free and anonymous, with no questions asked. Sharps, marijuana, liquids, or pressure canisters will not be accepted.

    Please note: We ask that you remain in your vehicle; walk-ups will not be accepted.  

Battery and CFLs Collection Update (Household Hazardous Waste)
Batteries and Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs) will not be accepted. Residents can dispose of batteries and CFLs, free of charge, at any of the County's four Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers. If you need special assistance with hazardous waste collection, please call OC Waste and Recycling at 714-834-4000 for more information about their Door-to-Door service.

Please Note
County of Orange residents can receive two (2) free bulky item pick-ups per year from Waste Management, with up to four (4) items per pick-up. Acceptable items include furniture and appliances, electronic waste (TVs, computers, monitors, DVDs, etc.), or up to 20 bags of trash or green waste. Please call the Customer Service Center at (949) 642-1191 at least 48 hours in advance of your collection day to schedule a pickup.