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:
NewslettersRefuse & Recycling Brochure [PDF]
One Person's Trash - Fall 2015 [PDF]
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:
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Wastes - Resource Conservation - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
- California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
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