Become a Master Recycler!
The City of Santa Cruz is excited to offer the second annual Master Recycler Training Program in February and March, 2019. Over seven evening classes and two Saturday morning field trips participants will complete training in areas related to waste reduction and recycling. Master Recyclers volunteer 20 hours of community service to educate and empower friends, neighbors, schools, businesses and special events to waste less and recycle right! Applications will be available on December 10. If you are interested in this program, please complete and submit this interest form.
Recycle Right! Videos to Help You Get the Right Material into the Right Bin
Watch our entire series below by clicking the Recycle Right! icon or choose individual segments beneath it.
Our 30-second "Think Before You Throw" video with Warriors' mascot Mav'Riks teaches how to avoid recycling contamination.
Need Help with Your Refuse or Recycling Service?
Click on Refuse Service Options to view the cart sizes available and monthly rates
or call Customer Service: 420-5220 for assistance.
Get more information by clicking on the following:
Scrap - Santa Cruz Recycle Art Program Video
- Appliance and Bulky Item Pickup
- Batteries Household
- Carpet [PDF]
- Dori Poles - no-waste decorations [PDF]
- Earth Day Santa Cruz
- Electronic Waste (e-Waste)
- Fluorescent Bulbs and Tubes
- Garage Sale Weekend
- GreenCycle! and Holiday Tree
- Home Composting $40 Rebate
- Household Hazardous Waste
- Junk Mail Reduction [PDF]
- Mattress Recycling
- Motor Oil Recycling [PDF]
- Paint Recycling Program [PDF]
- Pharmaceuticals and Sharps
- Polystyrene Plastic/ Food Service (Styrofoam TM)
- Printer Cartridges
- Recycling Center
- School Recycling and Waste Reduction
- Single-Use Bag Reduction Ordinance
- UCSC off Campus Move-Out
Refuse & Refuse 2018 [PDF]
Call (831) 420-5591
Missed Pick Up or other Service Questions?
Call (831) 420-5220