The rates below apply for disposal of certain items. Household hazardous waste has its own disposal program.
Recycling of household materials is always free. Materials accepted: mixed paper (including newspaper and cardboard), glass (bottles and jars of all colors), metals (aluminum, tin and steel cans), plastics (containers #1-#7) and e-waste (computers, TVs, cell phones and other consumer electronics). No Styrofoam or plastic bags.
|Residual Solid Waste||$31.75/ton|
|Waste Water Sludge||$30.00/ton|
|Special Handling Fee||$75.00/load|
|Mattresses or Box Springs**||Free (see below)|
|Mattresses or Box Springs**|
Commercial trucks not covered by a tarp will be charged a $50.00 tarp fee. Non commercial loads will be charged a $5 tarp fee.
*Fees for bulky items are waived during Bulky Item Collection Events.
**Recycling mattress and box springs is free for residents of San Benito County. The landfill accepts up to 5 mattresses and/or box springs per household per day. Residents will be required to show proof of address through a driver’s license or utility invoice along with ID. Residents only; businesses will be turned away.
Wood Waste Accepted: Lumber, pallets, clean construction wood debris, logs and tree trunks (without root ball), plywood, particle board, wood crates, wood cable spools, diseased pine and oak.
Yard Waste Accepted: Grass clippings, leaves, weeds, small branches, prunings, small dimensional tree materials, bamboo.