Recycling and Waste Reduction

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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.

Recycle Right

Cardboard Paper Metal CropdPlastics Bags Glass


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:

Curbside Recycling EASY Guide 2018 [PDF]

 Curbside Recycling Guide 2018 [PDF]

Scrap - Santa Cruz Recycle Art Program Video

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           Additional Links

 

NEWSLETTERS:

 2018-Banner Refuse and Recycling

     Refuse & Refuse 2018  [PDF]

     Trash Talk Newsletter for Kids [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.

Recycling Questions?
Call (831) 420-5591

Email

Missed Pick Up or other Service Questions?
Call (831) 420-5220

 

 

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