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Treated Wood Waste (TWW)

Treated wood contains chemicals to protect it from insects, rot, microorganisms, and fungus. Common wood that has been painted, varnished or stained is not treated.

 

What type of products are treated wood ?

 

Fence Posts Fence Posts or Pressure Treated Fencing

Landscape Timbers

Timbers

Railroad Ties

Railroad Ties

Decking

Decking

Utility Poles

Utility Poles

How do I dispose of treated wood?

Treated wood cannot be burned, chipped, grounded, mulched, or stored for more than thirty (30) days and must be taken to an authorized facility for disposal. At this time, Prima Deshecha Landfill is the only facility approved to accept treated wood waste for disposal in Orange County. It is located at:

Prima Deshecha Landfill

322 La Pata Avenue San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

What will I need when I dispose of my TWW?

Individual residential construction, remodeling, and/or demolitions are exempt from providing documentation and paying fees to dispose of Treated Wood Waste at Prima Deshecha Landfill.

Commercial, governmental, or industrial sources require documentation for each shipment of TWW, including the source of generation (on a non-hazardous waste manifest form). A fee will be charged for disposal.

For additional information regarding TWW or the
Prima Deshecha Landfill,
please contact the County of Orange
at (714) 834-4000 or visit www.oclandfills.com