The City contracts with Athens Environmental Services (Athens) to provide refuse, recycling, and green waste collection services to single-family, multifamily, and business customers of Santa Paula. Service and billing questions can be directed to Athens at (805) 933-0100. They can also be reached at 800-336-6100. Their website for residential customers is Athens Residential and their commercial/business website is Athens Commercial
A list of recycling centers around Ventura is located here. There are centers that take different types of recycling. Be sure to check the website or call the center with questions or to find out specifics.
Here are some links to the Ventura County Public Works Agency and Cal Recycle that contain some great information including hazardous waste events. (Some of these may only be for residents of the City of Ventura or Unincorporated Areas)