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Where to Buy Bins

Below are resources where you can purchase bins. You may also qualify for a free or reduced cost bin.

Single Bin Systems

Earth Machine: Locking rodent-resistant lid to keep waste contained. Vents for air circulation.  Includes a harvesting door for easy removal of compost.  Measures 33” X 33” X 34”.  10 cubic feet capacity.  Learn How to Use an Earth Machine.

GreenWaste Recovery of Santa Cruz County
1340 West Beach Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
1-800-665-2209

Garden Gourmet: Made from 100% recycled plastic. Features include a dual access / snap shut lid, adjustable air vents, and a sliding bottom door for easy harvesting of finished compost. Measures 40”X 23” X 23”.  11 cubic feet capacity. Simple, no-tool assembly.

Orchard Supply Hardware
1601 Capitola Avenue, Capitola
(831) 475-7701

1060 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
(831) 728-7701


Hoop Bins

Presto Hoop Companion: Adjustable capacity, low cost, lightweight, simple assembly.  Not rodent resistant.

The Garden Company
2218 Mission St
Santa Cruz, 429-8424

Orchard Supply Hardware
1601 Capitola Avenue, Capitola
(831) 475-7701

1060 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
(831) 728-7701


Can-O-Worms

Can-O-Worms: Stackable worm bin. Has 2 working trays and 1 collector tray, separated with air holes for easy movement by the worms. 20" diam x 25" H.  Bin design allows worms to separate from finished compost. You add the worms, bedding & more compostable materials. Use tap to drain off moisture from collector tray. 

Available locally from:

GreenWaste Recovery of
Santa Cruz County

375 Industrial Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
1-800-665-2209

Soil Solutions Organic Farm
and Garden Supply Center

138 Fern Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Available on-line from:

Harmony Farm Supply
3244 Hwy 116 North
Sepastopol CA, 95472
1-707-823-9125
www.harmonyfarm.com

Happy D Ranch
888-989-1558
www.happydranch.com


Wriggly Ranch Worm Bin

Wriggly Ranch Worm Bin is available locally from:

Monterey Regional Waste Management District
14201 Del Monte, Marina CA, 93933
831-384-5313
mrwmd.org

 

Recycling and Solid Waste

Main Office
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, California 95060
(831) 454-2160

Buena Vista Landfill
(831) 454-2430 or
(831) 454-5154

Ben Lomond Transfer Station
(831) 454-2430 or
(831) 336-3951

Email Public Works

Kasey Kolassa
Recycling and Solid Waste Services
Manager

Tim Goncharoff
Integrated Waste Management
Programs Coordinator

Beau Hawksford
ZeroWaste Administrative Analyst

Mike Torrecillas
Operations Superintendent

Lisa Fusco
Cashiering Facilities Supervisor