The City's Waste and Recycling Drop-off Center is open to Watsonville residents living in the city limits. Address verification will be required. City residents must have regularly scheduled garbage collection and use this facility for occasional extra garbage and for proper disposal of household hazardous waste. Loads must be covered with a tarp or an extra fee will be assessed.
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 12, 2021, THE WASTE AND RECYCLE DROP OFF CENTER WILL BE OPEN TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ONLY
Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - Closed Sundays and Mondays
Household Hazardous Waste Accepted only on Scheduled Days
You can save time and money by separating your load before taking it to the drop-off center. A lot of "stuff" is recyclable and not considered garbage. Consider separating your load in these categories:
Plastics - all types except Styrofoam. Styrofoam is considered garbage.