Multi-Family Residential Service


Santa Cruz County Multi-family Recycle Guide

Multi-family Residential Services

Standard Services | Residents of Multi-family complexes in Santa Cruz County receive weekly collection service of garbage, recyclable materials and/or yard trimmings. Information on standard weekly collection services can be found here.

Additional Services | Additional services are available to multi-family residents. Additional services may be provided for an additional charge or at no additional charge and include collection of bulky items, household batteries,  holiday trees and difficult service collection. Information on additional services available can be found here.


Important Collection Information

Payment for Services and Service Changes | Customer Service is only able to make service level changes at the request of the authorized account holder and/or property manager. If you are interested in obtaining a different size container for recyclable material, garbage or yard trimmings, you must contact your property manager.

Physical Limitations Program | Customers that are disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are eligible to receive collection services at a location other than curbside for no additional charge. To request collection at an alternate location, please download the Physical Limitations Program Application and submit your completed application, including a current physician’s statement.

Holiday Observance | Collection will not occur on New Year’s Day (January 1st), Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November) and Christmas Day (December 25th). If an observed holiday falls on a normal collection day, collection for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day. The normal collection schedule will resume the following week.

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