Solid Waste Collection

Overview
Solid Waste Collection service is provided by Waste Management/Health Sanitation Services, a company independent of the City of Solvang.  To establish, change or discontinue your solid waste collection service, you can contact Health Sanitation Services online, or by telephone at 805-922-2121.

City of Solvang Rate Schedule
FY21-22 Waste Management Rate Schedule (PDF)

Residential Waste Collection Schedule
Residential Collection Schedule for July 2022 through June 2023

Recycling Resource Guide
The 2020-21 English edition and 2019-20 Spanish edition of the Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County (Guide) (PDF) is now available in hard copy and on the County's recycling website, LessIsMore.org. To obtain a hard copy, please contact the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division of the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department, at 805-882-3600.  What can I put in my Recycle Bins?

Commercial Organics Recycling
In 2016 the State of California passed Assembly Bill 1826, requiring businesses and multi-family to recycle organic food waste, in order to meet California's 75% reduction in landfill waste. See the links below for information on the Commercial Organics Recycling Program and how to begin service collection.
Mandatory Commercial Organic Food Waste Recycling Program

Cal Recycle SB 1383 Organics Recycling
As of January 2022, Californians must divert all organic waste from the landfill, including food scraps, yard waste, soiled paper products, and other organics. Organic waste buried in landfills takes up valuable landfill space and releases methane, a powerful greenhouse gas and a major contributor to climate change.

Residents:

  • Keep food scraps and food-soiled paper in the trash. Use your green container for yard waste only.

Businesses:

For more information, visit the following: https://lessismore.org/materials/sb-1383/