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Curbside Recycling Collection

The County sponsors recycling collection service through its Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Franchise Agreement with GreenWaste Recovery. Recycling collection is part of a comprehensive service package available to any resident or business of the unincorporated area. Unlimited recycling collection is included in the cost of refuse collection service for all customers. Bin service customers receive limited recycling in-cluded in the cost of refuse collection service.

Curbside yard waste collection service is also provided through the Franchise Agree-ment with GreenWaste Recovery. Unlimited yard waste collection is included within the cost of refuse collection service for cart customers. Bin service customers may sub-scribe to yard waste service at an additional charge.

GreenWaste Recovery Website

Materials accepted in GreenWaste Recovery's curbside recycling

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

Email Public Works

Kasey Kolassa
Recycling and Solid Waste
Services Manager

Tim Goncharoff
Integrated Waste Management
Programs Coordinator

Beau Hawksford
ZeroWaste Administrative Analyst

Mike Torrecillas
Operations Superintendent

Lisa Fusco
Cashiering Facilities Supervisor