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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Recycling & Solid Waste|
|Alternate Name(s):||Santa Cruz County Recycles|
|Address:||701 Ocean Street, Room 410|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm|
|Description:||Santa Cruz County Recycling and Solid Waste Services is responsible for the operation and administration of solid waste diversion and disposal in the unincorporated area of the County and Scotts Valley. We collaborate with local non-profit agencies to carry out community public education and waste reduction programs. We are charged with many public service responsibilities including:
Operation of landfill and transfer station disposal and recycling services and household hazardous waste collection
Development of programs designed to meet AB 939 diversion goals and the County's enhanced objectives (75% reduction in landfill disposal by year 2010)
Landfill design and engineering
Liaison and reporting to a variety of state and federal agencies regarding solid waste facilities compliance and pollution control programs
Heavy equipment fleet maintenance
Administration of garbage and recycling collection franchise services
Advance planning for future solid waste and recycling programs and facilities including implementation of the County's Integrated Waste Management Recovery Plan
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all county residents.
|Programs:||Operates the County's two solid waste and recycling facilities:
Buena Vista Landfill, 1231 Buena Vista Drive, Watsonville, 454-2430/454-5154
Ben Lomond Transfer Station, 9835 Newell Creek Road, Ben Lomond, 454-2430/336-3951.
Facilities hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30am to 3:30pm except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Check website link Disposal Site Recycling Guidelines for details
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Call for information|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Not Applicable|
|Funding Source:||County Government|
|Parent Agency:||Santa Cruz County Public Works Department|
|Electronic Waste Recycling|
Hazardous Materials Roundups
Household Hazardous Materials Information
|This record last modified September 20, 2015|