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Where to Buy Bins

Below are resources where you can purchase bins. You may also qualify for a free or reduced cost bin.

Single Bin Systems

Earth Machine: Locking rodent-resistant lid to keep waste contained. Vents for air circulation.  Includes a harvesting door for easy removal of compost.  Measures 33” X 33” X 34”.  10 cubic feet capacity.  Learn How to Use an Earth Machine.

GreenWaste Recovery of Santa Cruz County
1340 West Beach Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
1-800-665-2209

Garden Gourmet: Made from 100% recycled plastic. Features include a dual access / snap shut lid, adjustable air vents, and a sliding bottom door for easy harvesting of finished compost. Measures 40”X 23” X 23”.  11 cubic feet capacity. Simple, no-tool assembly.

Orchard Supply Hardware
1601 Capitola Avenue, Capitola
(831) 475-7701

1060 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
(831) 728-7701


Hoop Bins

Presto Hoop Companion: Adjustable capacity, low cost, lightweight, simple assembly.  Not rodent resistant.

The Garden Company
2218 Mission St
Santa Cruz, 429-8424

Orchard Supply Hardware
1601 Capitola Avenue, Capitola
(831) 475-7701

1060 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
(831) 728-7701


Can-O-Worms

Can-O-Worms: Stackable worm bin. Has 2 working trays and 1 collector tray, separated with air holes for easy movement by the worms. 20" diam x 25" H.  Bin design allows worms to separate from finished compost. You add the worms, bedding & more compostable materials. Use tap to drain off moisture from collector tray. 

Available locally from:

GreenWaste Recovery of
Santa Cruz County

375 Industrial Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
1-800-665-2209

Soil Solutions Organic Farm
and Garden Supply Center

138 Fern Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Available on-line from:

Harmony Farm Supply
3244 Hwy 116 North
Sepastopol CA, 95472
1-707-823-9125
www.harmonyfarm.com

Happy D Ranch
888-989-1558
www.happydranch.com


Wriggly Ranch Worm Bin

Wriggly Ranch Worm Bin is available locally from:

Monterey Regional Waste Management District
14201 Del Monte, Marina CA, 93933
831-384-5313
mrwmd.org

 

Holiday Schedule

Buena Vista Location

1231 Buena Vista Drive
Watsonville, CA

(831) 454-2430 or
(831) 454-5154

Santa Cruz County Landfill
Open Monday - Saturday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm

BV Household
Hazardous Waste
Open every Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Ben Lomond Location 

(1 Mile North of Glen Arbor Rd)
9835 Newell Creek Road
Ben Lomond, CA

(831) 454-2430 or
(831) 336-3951

Santa Cruz County
Transfer Station
Open Monday - Saturday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm

BL HHW Facility
Open every Thursday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Other Household Hazardous Waste 

City of Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility
Open every Saturday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

(3 miles north of Santa Cruz city limits off Hwy 1)
605 Dimeo Lane
Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 420-6270

Santa Cruz County
Solid Waste & Recycling
Main Office

701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, California 95060
(831) 454-2160

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