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*Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station

Address: 4004 Foxen Canyon Road Los Olivos, CA
Phone: (805) 686-5080
Accepts a wide range of materials from households and businesses in the Santa Ynez Valley (see the full list below).

Also sells discounted Earth Machine composting bins for $45 each.

Hours of Operation

The Transfer Station is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hazardous Wastes Accepted

During normal operating hours, the following types of hazardous waste are accepted from households and businesses:

• Household batteries (free)

• Fluorescent bulbs and lights ($1.00 per bulb or $1.00 per 4-foot tube)

• Electronic equipment (electronic equipment containing a cathode ray tube (CRT) is free; non-CRTs are accepted for free from households, and businesses pay a small fee)

Download our Transfer Station Flyer for more information.

ABOP Program

The Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station also has a program to accept Antifreeze, Batteries (automotive), motor Oil, oil filters and latex Paint (up to 15 gallons) from households (forming the acronym ABOP). These materials are accepted for free on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Find more information on our Public Works website.

Materials accepted


Hazardous Waste Recycling/Disposal


Yard Waste