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All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

5/21/24 - 7/14/2024: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

Central Library's Book Drops will reopen on June 10th. Please come inside or visit a branch to return items.

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MarBorg Industries: (805) 963-1852


Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste


The City of Santa Barbara provides a comprehensive set of waste and recycling services through our citywide waste hauler, MarBorg Industries. Different services are available to residential and business customers. In multi-unit residential buildings, collection services are coordinated by the landlord or property manager. 

In the City of Santa Barbara, all recycling services are 50% the cost of trash. This includes recycling (blue bin), yard waste (green bin), and foodscraps (yellow bin, currently available to businesses). 

For detailed information on services available to residents and businesses in the City of Santa Barbara, please visit the pages below:



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Yard Waste

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Foodscraps Composting (SB 1383)

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