City Of Santa Cruz Dump Hours

7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Resource Recovery Facility

Santa Cruz Dump Hours: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re a resident of Santa Cruz looking to dispose of your waste, it’s important to be aware of the dump hours and other related information. The City of Santa Cruz Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility is located at 605 Dimeo Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Dump Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed


  • Residential: $10.00 per ton
  • Commercial: $40.00 per ton

Forms of Payment Accepted:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)

Prohibited Items:

  • Hazardous waste
  • Electronics
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Medical waste
  • Construction debris

Accepted Items:

  • Household waste
  • Yard waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Appliances
  • Furniture

Additional Information:

Tips for Visiting the Dump:

  • Arrive early to avoid lines.
  • Bring proof of residency if you are a resident of Santa Cruz.
  • Sort your waste before you arrive to save time.
  • Be prepared to pay the dump fee.
  • Follow the instructions of the landfill staff.
  • Be respectful of other dump users.

By following these tips, you can make your trip to the Santa Cruz dump as smooth and efficient as possible.

7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Resource Recovery Facility

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