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Did you know that you can recycle your old carpeting and padding? These items are accepted at both the Buena Vista Landfill and the Ben Lomond Transfer Station. Refer to the Disposal Site Rates/Recycling Guide page for more information.

  • The carpet and padding must be:
  • Clean, dry and free of debris
  • Roll carpet and padding separately
  • Must be loaded into container to receive reduced rate


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

Tim Goncharoff
Integrated Waste Management
Programs Coordinator

Beau Hawksford
ZeroWaste Administrative Analyst

Mike Torrecillas
Operations Superintendent

Lisa Fusco
Cashiering Facilities Supervisor