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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:




Garden products

Household cleaners
Automotive products

Wood preservatives

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 at 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 at 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 at 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