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Second Chance Store

The Santa Cruz County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program sorts out the safe, quality items that can be reused. These items are available to the general public for FREE.

  • Items commonly available include:

  • Stains
  • Caulking
  • Automotive Products
  • Aerosols
  • Garden Products
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Adhesives
  • Household Cleaners
  • And much more!

Recycling and Solid Waste

Main Contact
(831) 454-2160

Household Hazardous Waste
Information Line

(831) 454-2606

HHW Locations and Hours

HHW Facility
Buena Vista Landfill

Open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm
(1 Mile South of Highway 1)
1231 Buena Vista Drive
Watsonville, CA

(831) 454-2430

HHW Facility
Ben Lomond Transfer Station

Open every Thursday
7:30 am to 3:30 pm
(1 Mile North of Glen Arbor Road)
9835 Newell Creek Road
Ben Lomond, CA

(831) 454-2430

HHW Facility
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