Community Information Database
Santa Cruz City Resource Recovery Garbage/Recycling/Sweeping
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz City Resource Recovery Garbage/Recycling/Sweeping|
|Alternate Name(s):||Santa Cruz City Resource Recovery and Collection|
|Address:||605 Dimeo Lane|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Description:||Open Monday through Saturday 7:30am to 3:30pm and closed on Sundays, with the following exceptions:
All day Thanksgiving Day
At 12 noon on December 24
All day December 25
At 12 noon on December 31
All day January 1
The Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) includes a sanitary landfill, recycling center, greenwaste drop-off area, and Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility.
Maintains and operates the sanitary landfill for use by the City refuse operation and private individuals and businesses from the city. Ensures that the landfill meets all state and federal regulatory requirements. Operates and performs field maintenance on equipment and pumps used at landfill.
Operates and maintains the recycling drop-off and processing center at the City landfill. Accepts, sorts and processes recyclable items, such as newspapers, plastics, metals, glass, used oil, appliances, etc. and sell materials to commercial markets.
For questions regarding curbside recycling or refuse collection call City of Santa Cruz Customer Service at 831-420-5220 or email at
ELIGIBILITY: open to City of Santa Cruz residents and businesses. North County residents may use the facility but must pay a 28% surcharge above the established rates.
FEES: Call or check website for information.
|Programs:||Household hazardous waste can be dropped off from 7:30am to 3:30pm on Saturdays only at the Resource Recovery Facility on Dimeo Lane.
In partnership with the County of Santa Cruz, City residents may also call the Buena Vista Landfill at 831-454-2430 or 831-454-5154 or the Ben Lomond
Transfer Station at 831-454-2430 or 831-336-3951 for days and hours of operation or visit their Internet website at Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off for free disposal information.
You can recycle your yard trimmings at the curbside or drop them off at the Resource Facility. For more assistance on how to use your GreenCycle cart contact: Customer Service at
(831) 420-5220 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||See Description Notes|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||City Government|
|Parent Agency:||Santa Cruz City Public Works Department|
Hazardous Materials Control
Hazardous Materials Roundups
Hazardous Waste Control
|This record last modified December 30, 2014|