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Monterey County Animal Control Program Advisory Board
Monterey County Animal Control Program Advisory Board will meet Thursday, April 27th at 3:30 pm at the Monterey County Animal Services Center located at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas
4/24/2017 11:15:32 AM
Taking Back Unwanted Drugs, Saturday, April 29, 2017
On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local law enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
4/17/2017 10:15:00 AM
Consumers Warned Not to Use Certain Skin Creams Due to Possible Health Risk
The California Department of Public Health today warned consumers not to use certain skin creams that have tested positive for high levels of mercury. Mercury is a toxic chemical and regular or prolonged exposure can result in mercury poisoning.
Monterey County Commercial industriesMonterey 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:
- Business Waste Assessments
- Construction and Demolition Recycling (C&D)
- Used Oil & Filter Recycling for the ag and marine industry
- Recycling Market Development Zone Loan Program
- Green Business Certification
- Mandatory Organics Recycling
What is AB 1826-Mandatory Organics Recycling?