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Recycling & Solid Waste




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


2021 Holiday Schedule

Buena Vista Location

1231 Buena Vista Dr.,
Watsonville, CA

(831) 454-2430 or
(831) 454-5153

County Landfill
Open Mon. - Sat.
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

BV Household
Hazardous Waste
Open every Wed.,
Fri., & Sat.
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Ben Lomond Location 

9835 Newell Creek Rd.,
Ben Lomond, CA

(831) 454-2430 or

(831) 336-3951

County Transfer Station
Open Mon. - Sat.
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

BL HHW Facility
Open every Thurs.
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Other Household Hazardous Waste 

City of Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility
Open every Sat.
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

605 Dimeo Lane
Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 420-6270

Santa Cruz County
Solid Waste & Recycling
Main Office

701 Ocean St., Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Virtual Hours Only
(831) 454-2160

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