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.
Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Closed during the following Holidays
New Years Eve & New Years Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Cesar Chavez Day
Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday)
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Household Hazardous Waste Accepted only on Scheduled Days
Tuesdays and Wednesdays - 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Second Saturday of the month - 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Separate Your Load
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.