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GreenWaste Recovery provides weekly collection of garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings for residences located in the City of Scotts Valley. Materials are placed out for collection in three containers – garbage, single-stream recycling and yard trimmings. Once placed curbside, materials are collected in a dual compartment vehicle, with garbage and yard trimmings co-collected in one side of the vehicle, and recyclables kept separate in the other side of the vehicle.
Please see the Services Offered section of our website for a complete list of available services for residents in Scotts Valley.
Recycling & Disposal
|Recyclables collected in Scotts Valley are brought to the GreenWaste Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in San Jose for processing.|
|The garbage, remaining non-recyclable and non-compostable residuals are transported to a landfill for disposal.|
|All yard trimmings go to Buena Vista Landfill in Watsonville and are screened for processing. Woody debris is chipped and used as co-generation fuel and the rest is composted and used as a high-quality soil amendment.|
Only the non-recyclable and non-compostable residuals remaining are transported to a landfill for disposal.