Recycling and Waste Reduction


Need Help Reducing Waste and Costs?
The City wants to help you reduce your waste which can save you money on your refuse bill!

Click on Refuse Service Options to view the cart sizes available and monthly rates
or call Customer Service: 420-5220.

Recycling and managing your yardwaste can reduce the amount of refuse in your trash cart.

Get more information by clicking on the following:

      Guide1                               Stuff Guide               

Curbside Recycling Guide [PDF]                            What Do We Do With All This Stuff? [PDF]

           Additional Links












                                                          Refuse & Recycling Brochure [PDF]



                                                      One Person's Trash - Fall 2015 [PDF]


Past Issues: Summer 2015 [PDF], Spring 2015 [PDF], Fall 2014 [PDF]

'             Trash Talk     

           Trash Talk Newsletter for Kids

Watch “Santa Cruz Recycles” Video
Watch what happens to your recyclables - from house, to cart, to truck, to sorting, to baling and then resale to make new products.


For more information on how to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, visit the websites below:

Recycling Questions?
Call 420-5591

Missed Pick Up or other Service Questions?
Call 420-5220


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