Note: COLLECTION SERVICE AND SCHEDULES REMAIN THE SAME DURING ALL HOLIDAYS.
The City of Santa Cruz collects residential refuse once a week.
Recycling and GreenCycle! Collection
The City provides weekly collection of mixed recyclable materials in blue recycling carts, and yard waste in green GreenCycle! carts.Place your refuse, recycling and GreenCycle carts at the curb by 5:00 a.m.
- Curbside Recycling Guide 2017 [PDF]
- Appliance and Bulky Item Pick Up
- Holiday Tree Collection
- Compost Bin Program
- Stop Scavenging!
- Waste Reduction
- Resource Recovery Facility
Missed Pick-up for Trash, yard waste or Recycling?
Do you need extra trash service?
Call Customer Service at 831-420-5220
The City provides regular sweeping to remove refuse and debris from streets and bike paths within the commercial and residential areas of the City in order to reduce litter, rodents and water pollution, and to promote safety.
For more information please contact:
Superintendent of Resource Recovery - Collections