Notes: Sharps accepted Saturday only, 7:30am-3:30pm. Free for City of Santa Cruz residents. Disposal charge for North County residents. Proof of residency required. Sharps must be in a red sharps container. The Household Hazardous Waste team will pick up hazardous wastes from residents who are physically unable to bring their waste to a collection facility. To arrange for pickup at no charge, please leave a message on the Household Hazardous Waste Hotline at 831-454-2606, option 13.