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  • Thrift Store – Values everyday April housewares4Shop daily for thousands of new arrivals on a huge selection of furniture, art, housewares, clothing, appliances, plants, garden ...


Brown Bag Program
Grey Bears members age 55 and older are entitled to receive a shopping bag of healthy groceries 48 weeks a year.

Support Grey Bears
Your financial gift, recyclables, e-waste and thrift store donations put healthy food in 4,500 weekly brown bags and preserve our environment.

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Your efforts make what we do possible. We have lots of fun opportunities - please volunteer today!

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  • Make Every Day Earth Day Don_chief_composter_2Grey Bears is your local nonprofit recycler with two drop-off centers. We’re also here to support you in living ...


2710 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz CA  map»


Recycling Center & E-waste
Open Every Day including 4th of July, 7:30am–3:45pm

Main Office Monday-Friday, 8am–3:45pm

Warehouse Mon-Fri, 8am-1pm

Brown Bag Program bagging
Thursday-Friday, 7:30-9am

Thrift Store and Electronics Store
Monday-Saturday, 10am - 3pm

Thrift store donations
accepted Mon–Sat, 7:30am-2pm

Electronics Store donations
accepted 7:30am-3:45pm every day

Buena Vista Recycling Center

1231 Buena Vista Drive, Watsonville
Monday–Saturday, 7:30am–3:30pm