Acceptable Materials & Extra Garbage

Acceptable Materials

All recyclable materials are accepted free of charge!

  • Aluminum and tin cans - rinsed
  • Antifreeze, transmission fluid and auto batteries
  • Appliances - refrigerators, washers, dryers, toasters, etc. one of each free per customer per year
  • Cardboard, cartons, newspapers and phone books
  • Car tires - under 36" without rim, 9 per year free
  • Christmas trees - no flock or ornaments
  • Computers, monitors and other electronics
  • Fluorescent lights and batteries
  • Glass bottles and jars - rinsed
  • Mattresses - some accepted for free
  • Office paper, junk mail, magazines and paper bags
  • Plastic bags - cleaned, dried, bagged and tied into one plastic bag. No loose plastic bags.
  • Plastic items - All plastic except Styrofoam. Recycle plastic bottles, jugs, tubs,nursery posts, broken toys, etc. NO STYROFOAM of any kind.
  • Scrap metal - screen windows, lawn chairs, etc.
  • Used motor oil and filters - place filters in plastic bag
  • Wood - unpainted and untreated wood only
  • HHW (Household Hazardous Waste) - accepted on the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring paint, garden and household chemicals, solvents, etc.

Extra Garbage

  • Extra household garbage is accepted for a fee
  • Fee will be determined by gate attendant
  • Fees for garbage, mattresses and additional tires are posted at gate or you can call Customer Service at (831) 768-3133
  • Businesses - for rates and restrictions call Customer service at  (831) 768-3133


More than 9 per year per customer

  • $2 each; without rims
  • $6 each; with rims

Tires greater than 36″

  • $12 each, without rims
  • $18 each, with rims