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  • Beach Closure Lifted: MacAbee Beach

    The closure of MacAbee Beach in Monterey has been lifted. The beach was posted due to a report to Monterey County Health Department's Environmental Health Bureau that sewage had spilled into the bay. Samples taken on August 14, 2017 reveal indicator bacteria levels considered safe for recreational contact.

    8/15/2017 2:36:00 PM

  • Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage

    What are the nation’s experts saying to their patients about HPV vaccination? Three providers—a pediatrician, an OB-GYN, and a head and neck surgeon—outline the importance of vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds against HPV cancers in a newly released e-learning module.

    8/15/2017

  • There are Many Things We Want to Pass to Our Loved Ones - Illness is Not One of Them

    You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit.

    8/14/2017

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Business Waste Diversion Program

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Garbage truck driving away
a tangle of cords and chargers
a pile of food scraps
metal pan filled with motor oil

Monterey County Commercial industries

3D Recycling Logo Monterey County is home to a thriving agricultural and tourist economy. These industries also produce large amounts of waste products.  In 2015, the commercial industry in the unincorporated area of Monterey County generated nearly 46,000 tons of waste (53% of total waste) of which only 20% was diverted.

Simple, Convenient solutions for businesses

To ensure Monterey County meets its goals and State requirements, Recycling Services ensures that simple, convenient solutions to divert waste at work are available to businesses.  In addition to standard collection services, Recycling Services works in partnership with the franchised hauler and other agencies to implement additional services such as:



Construction & Demolition Recycling
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Used Oil & Filter Recycling
For Ag and Marine Industry


Recycling Market Development Zone loan Program
Guidelines, Regulation, Resources


Green Business Certification
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Mandatory Organics Recycling
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Frequently Asked Questions
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