plastic Disposable Cups And Plastic Water Bottles Are Santa Cruz County’s Next Target By Michelle Loxton • Aug 7, 2019 Michelle Loxton Listen Listening... / 1:37 In its quest to go after plastic pollution, Santa Cruz County has set its sights on single use cups and plastic water bottles. Santa Cruz County Looks To Ban More Plastic Items By Michelle Loxton • Jul 17, 2019 Krista Almanzan Listen Listening... / 1:40 Santa Cruz County is looking to ban more plastic items. And they’re asking the public to help them decide what to go after. No More Plastic Bags In Curbside Recycling Bins By Erika Mahoney • Aug 15, 2018 Erika Mahoney Listen Listening... / 3:48 It’s getting harder to recycle plastic bags. A growing number of waste management districts in California have stopped accepting them as recyclables. The district serving the Monterey region is one of the latest to do so.