South Santa Clara County

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Collection Services

GreenWaste Recovery provides weekly collection of garbage, recyclable materials and yard waste for residences located in Collection District South of unincorporated South Santa Clara County. Materials are placed out for collection in three containers – garbage, single-stream recycling and yard waste. Once placed curbside, materials are collected in a dual compartment vehicle with garbage collected in one side of the vehicle and recyclable materials or yard waste are 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 South Santa Clara County.


Recycling & Disposal

Recycling materials collected in Collection District South of unincorporated South Santa Clara County are brought to the
GreenWaste Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in San Jose for processing. 

Recyclable materials are sorted on the single-stream recyclables processing line at the MRF where they are separated by material type, baled and shipped to market to be given new life as a recycled product. 
All garbage collected is delivered to the Monterey Regional Waste Management District for disposal.    
All organics collected is sent to Z-Best Composting Facility in Gilroy where they are screened and further processed into co-generation fuel, composted and high-quality soil amendment.
 
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