Contact Us

Grey Bears
2710 Chanticleer Avenue
Santa Cruz CA  95065
(click here for a map)

Main Phone: 831.479.1055
Fax: 831.479.8465

Please Note: Grey Bears entire Chanticleer campus – including recycling center and thrift store – will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec 24-25), and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (Dec 31 and Jan 1). Buena Vista Recycling Center will be open till noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, and closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Happy Holidays!

Chanticleer Campus Hours:
Recycling Center: Open every day, Mon-Sun, 7:30am-3:30pm.
Main Office:  Mon-Fri, 8am-3:30pm.
Thrift Store, Computer Electronics, Hardware Store and Bookstore:  Open every day, Mon-Sun, 10am-3pm. All household item donations plus computers, TVs, monitors, appliances and all other electronics donations (working or not) are gratefully accepted free of charge every day, Mon-Sun, 7:30am-3:30pm.
Warehouse/Brown Bag Program: 8am-1pm. Brown bag assembly/delivery takes place on Thur-Fri starting at 7:30am sharp.
Interested in volunteering? Click here!

Buena Vista Recycling Center
1231 Buena Vista Drive (1 mile south of Highway 1, click here for a map)
Watsonville CA  95076  – Main Landfill Phone: 831-454-5153
Hours: Open Mon-Sat, 7:30am-3:30pm (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day)

Our Team

Michelle Ballou, Volunteer/Event Coordinator, 831.479.1055 ext 226,
Tony Becerill
, Food Distribution Warehouse Manager, 831.479.1055 ext 227
Tim Brattan, Executive Director, 831.479.1055 ext 224,
Tina Forest, Resource Recovery Manager (Recycling/E-waste), 831.479.1055 ext 235,
David Fuentez, Healthy Food for Seniors Program, 831.479.1055 ext 227,
Sharon Gross, Office Manager, 831.479.1055 ext 223,
Yvonne Lu, Bookkeeper, 831.479.1055 ext 222,
Angelica Solis, Thrift Store Weekend Manager, 831.479.1055 ext 233,
Lynn Ranghiasci, Thrift Store Manager, 831.479.1055 ext 233,
Sybille Waiyaki, Bookkeeping Assistant, 831.479.1055 ext 222,