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Refuse Collection
The City of Santa Cruz collects residential refuse once a week.

Recycle, Refuse and Greenwaste Carts placed at the curb

Recycling Collection
The City provides weekly collection of mixed recyclable materials in blue recycling carts, and green GreenCycle! carts.

Place your refuse, recycling and greenwaste carts at the curb by 5:00 a.m.!

Missed Pick-up for Refuse or Recycling Collection?
Call Customer Service at 831-420-5220

Street Cleaning
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.

Other services and programs:

Additional Links:
For more information on Composting in Santa Cruz County visit the website below:

For more information please contact:
Bob Nelson
Superintendent of Solid Waste Collection

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Last updated: 1/16/2014 11:09:52 AM