Santa Cruz County Supermarket Reycling Locations


  • Save Mart, 1475 41st Ave, Capitola, 95010-2908
  • New Leaf Community Market1210 41st AveCapitola, 95010-3907
  • Trader Joes Market, 3555 Clares St, Capitola, 95010-2539
  • Whole Foods Market, 1710 41st Ave, Capitola, 95010-2503
  • New Leaf Community Market, 1134 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, 95060-4415
  • Shoppers Corner Market, 622 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, 95062-2388
  • Trader Joes Market, 700 Front St, Santa Cruz, 95060-4525
  • Whole Foods Market, 911 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, 95062-2122
  • Safeway Store, 117 Morrissey Blvd, Santa Cruz, 95062-1540
  • Staff of Life Natural Foods, 1266 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, 95062

The stores listed above are required by state law to take back all empty beverage containers and pay the proper redemption value of 5 cents per container and 10 cents for containers 24 ounces and larger. If your local supermarket is listed above and fails to accept containers for recycling, call the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) at 1-800-Recycle, and let them know.

Updated 6/25/2014