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  •   UPDATED Monterey County EMS Listening Sessions

    The Monterey County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency will be hosting a series of five community-based listening sessions designed to help the County assess the effectiveness of our EMS system. The sessions will be open to residents and community partners and will be structured to encourage feedback and ideas around how to improve our EMS system.

    9/20/2017 2:26:00 PM

  • Recent Cannabis Raid a Reminder that Unpermitted Growing Operations are Illegal

    A recent multi-agency raid on multiple illegal cannabis growing operations in south Monterey County is a reminder that there are restrictions on cultivating cannabis in Monterey County. Engaging in cannabis-related activity in violation of County laws is subject to law enforcement action.

    10/16/2017 9:43:00 AM

  • Health Officials Encourage Public to Get Vaccinated Early in the Season

    Public Health Departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza season is beginning. Because the flu is unpredictable and the vaccine takes two weeks to become fully effective, Monterey County health officials urge everyone six months and older to get vaccinated early in the season. It’s important to get vaccinated prior to the circulation of influenza in your community.

    10/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

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Business Waste Diversion Program

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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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