Welcome to the City of Guadalupe’s Recycling Page
Tips and Info for a Greener Lifestyle:
- Start a collection box for used household batteries. When it is full, batteries can be brought to the the City Hall Building Department for recycling!
- Paper may be placed in blue curbside recycling containers
- Hard plastics nos. 1 through 7, may be placed in blue curbside recycling containers
- Plastic beverage containers with CRV can be taken to a Recycling Drop-Off and Buyback Centers
- Many local grocery stores accept plastic bags for recycling
- Glass can be recycled in blue curbside recycling bin
- Aluminum beverage containers with CRV can be taken to a Recycling Drop-Off and Buyback Centers
- Used batteries can be recycled at the City Hall Building Department
- Recycled batteries can also be recycled at place of purchase in CA
- Unsoiled cardboard may be placed in blue curbside recycling bins
- Green waste (e.g., leaves, grass clippings and other yard waste) should be put in “Green Waste” container
- Yard waste can also be used in Backyard Composting. Scroll down to the “Backyard Composting” section of this page for more information.
- See “Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County” (page 38) for a list of Public Facilities that accept scrap metal
- See “Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County” (page 30) for an extensive list of Electronic recycling resources
- See “Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County” (page 30) for an extensive list of Used Motor Oil collection centers
Other Recycling Information
The County of Santa Barbara offers discounted Earth Machine composting bins ($45) to help residents start their home composting efforts.
Click here for more information.
North County Public Works Office
Address: 620 W Foster Road Santa Maria, CA
Open and distributing discounted composting bins
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
New State Commercial Recycling Law
Under the new state law, AB 341, the City of Guadalupe must implement a Mandatory Commercial Recycling plan. The regulation requires the City to:
- Implement education, outreach, and monitoring programs to inform businesses of the new state requirement to recycle
Contact the Public Works Department
Important Public Works Links
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Solid Waste