Press Release Details

County Assists Residents by Hosting Community Clean Up Day

For Immediate Release
Date: October 22, 2010

Media contacts:
Debbie Kroner, OC Public Works
714-834-5373


MIDWAY CITY, CA – The County of Orange’s OC Planning / Neighborhood Preservation Unit in collaboration with OC Waste & Recycling, is inviting Midway City residents to partner with our volunteers for a Community Clean Up Day.

As a way of assisting and reaching out to the community, this event will be an opportunity for the County and the waste hauler to work alongside residents with the goal of a safer, cleaner and healthier community. Volunteers are welcome. Rainbow Environmental Services will be placing 10 large dumpsters throughout the Midway City community for residents to bring large household items free of charge for disposal or recycling. Common household items include: sofas, chairs, desks, tables, shelving units, mattresses, refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, ovens, lawn furniture and children's toys.

TThe event will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The locations of the dumpsters for disposal or recycling common household items for collection are as follows:

  • Washington Ave/Purdy St.
  • Washington Ave/Jackson St.
  • Riata St. /Madison St.
  • Purdy St. / Roosevelt Ave.
  • Hunter St. / Madison St.
  • Van Buren St. / Roosevelt Ave.
  • Legion Pl / Monroe St.
  • Roosevelt Ave / Harper St.
  • Madison St. / Wilson St.
  • Jefferson St. / Washington Ave

Community Cleanup Event

The E-waste collection will be held at the Vietnamese Alliance Church parking lot, 8141 Washington Ave, Midway City, CA 92655. Midway City residents will be able to bring electronic components, such as computer monitors (any size, any kind), TV's (any size, any kind) computers, laptops, gaming systems (Xbox, Playstation, Nintendo, etc.), fax machines, copiers printers, typewriters, calculators radio/stereo equipment, and DVD/VCR players free of charge.

Household hazardous waste materials listed below should be disposed of properly at an Orange County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center. This is a free service. For Midway City unincorporated area resident's convenience there is a collection center at 17121 Nichols Street-Gate 6, Huntington Beach, CA 92647. The County’s Collection Centers are open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Information about the household hazardous waste disposal is available at 714-834-6752 and Orange County landfills.

Unacceptable Items

  • Junk Automobiles
  • Tree Trunks
  • Oil Drums or Tanks  
  • Liquids
  • Household Hazardous Waste  
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Air Conditioners

For further information on Community Clean Up Day, please contact Cora Villegas with OC Planning’s Neighborhood Preservation Unit at 714-667-8851.