Ventura County Zone 4
Basic service 64-gallon barrel
There is weekly trash pickup.
Weekly recycle and yard waste pickup.
Zone 4 residents are allowed 2 free bulky item pickups at no charge twice each calendar year (total of 4 bulky items).
Senior citizen discount, age 62 and over. Mail-in proof required.
For pricing or other information, call 805 647-1414 or 1-800-41-TRASH. Restart fee applies (if service is cancelled and later restarted).
Gold Coast Recycling & Transfer Station
Waste diversion is the first priority of Gold Coast Recycling and Transfer Station, located at 5275 Colt Street in Ventura. It has helped all client cities surpass state recycling mandates by offering a wide variety of services.
- Recycle Buy-Back Center: GCR pays top prices for aluminum, newspaper, cardboard, junk mail and magazines, paper, CRV 1 through 7 plastic bottles and glass.
- Free E-Waste Recycling: Don’t throw away your old electronic equipment, or let it pile up in your garage. GCR accepts computers/computer monitors; printers; VCRs and DVD players; televisions; small kitchen appliances; fax machines; iPods; cell phones and smart phones
- ABOP (Antifreeze, Batteries, Oil and Paint) Recycling: GCR accepts: auto batteries (limit 2); boat and household batteries; antifreeze; motor oil (limit 20 gallons in 5-gallon containers); and latex paint (limit 10 gallons).
- Drop-off Center: for self haul
Gold Coast Recycling is open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Phone: 1-800-AGROMIN (247-6646)
You know all those grass clippings, tree branches and leaves that you place in your brown green waste container? For the past two decades, Harrison Industries trucks have transported them to our strategic partner, Agromin Premium Soil Products, which each year uses cutting edge technology to convert almost 380,000 tons of the green waste materials into its organic mulches, compost, wood chips and other products that naturally fertilize plants and trees.
Agromin has more than 240 premium soil products and sells them at 41 retail locations in Ventura County and throughout Southern California. These products, available to the public at 41 retail outlets in Southern California, save water, help reduce soil erosion and reduce the use of non-organic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides – making our air and water cleaner.
In addition to its retail locations, you can order Agromin products online.
Agromin also is in the planning stages of transforming its existing green waste compost facility on its 9.6-acre site in the Santa Clara Valley into a 26-acre Biogenic Energy Park that will convert food waste into biogenetic renewable energy.
As stewards of our environment, Agromin is committed to the protection and renewal of our soil resources, to build a more sustainable future and greener world – for us, for our children and for generations to come.
Household Hazardous Waste Recycling
HHW includes: oil-base paints; pool and photo chemicals; pesticides and insecticides; cleaning solvents; fertilizers; and fluorescent light tubes.
Zone 4 residents can safely dispose of HHW the first Saturday of each month (closed December). E-waste is also accepted at the monthly event. Appointments are required. Call 449-SAVE.
Quantity limits: 15 gallons or 125 pounds of waste per visit.
The following items are not accepted at the monthly HHW events: fireworks, smoke detectors, radioactive and medical waste; explosive materials; compressed gas cylinders; tires; and trash.
Medical Sharps Recycling
Zone 4 residents can bring their used needles and lancers (sharps) to the Los Robles Hospital lab (370-4441) and Conejo Valley Care Center (370-0600) for proper and convenient disposal. Call for addresses and hours.