Staff Report

In an effort to facilitate responsible disposal and recycling, Waste Management and the City of Solvang will be hosting an annual Community Clean Up day on February 15, to provide Solvang residents with the opportunity to more easily dispose of large bulky items, recyclables, as well as common yard waste in an environmentally safe manner.

This free event is open to City of Solvang residents only. No appointment necessary. Proof of address required with a matching billing notice.

Residents can bring unlimited quantities of any the approved items to the drop off location.

Acceptable items include:

  • Bulky items: furniture items such as sofas
  • Green Waste: yard trimmings, grass, leaves
  • Comingled Recyclable items: aluminum cans, glass bottles, cardboard
  • Scrap metal: Motors must be free of oil/gas and must be separated

Certain household hazardous waste will be accepted during this event. Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste such as used motor oil (5 gal. quantity and container size limit), oil filters (10 lb. limit), vehicle batteries (10 ea. limit), latex paint (5 gal. quantity and container size limit), consumer batteries (taped ends), computer monitors (unbroken glass screens), televisions (unbroken glass screens), electronic wastes, and appliances. These household hazardous waste items can also be taken to the Health Sanitation Service (HSS) Recycling Center located at 97 Commerce Drive in Buellton. The HSS Recycling Center is open Wednesday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Diane Christensen at the City of Solvang, 805-688-5575.