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Illegal Grease Dump found on Lapis Road
On Thursday, April 12, 2017, a team from Monterey County Health Department’s Environmental Health Bureau responded to a report of two 55- gallon drums disposed on Lapis Road in Marina. It appears the drums contained kitchen grease and the contents had spilled onto the ground. The drums did not have lids. This may be the fourth such disposal of kitchen grease on Lapis Road.
South County Enviornmental Compliance Workshop
The Monterey County Health Department, Environmental Health Bureau is presenting the 18th Annual South County Environmental Compliance Workshop “Monterey County Hazardous Materials Management Service Update”. The workshop is free to all businesses, government agencies, and members of the public, and will focus on current environmental issues such as Agricultural Technology and Safety, Surviving your Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Inspection, Water Well Program Update, Septic Systems and the new LAMP, CERS Update, Air District Update, PG&E Dig Safely and the Solid Waste Voucher Program.
Monterey County Announces Temporary Closure of Red Barn Flea Market
Effective the morning of April 15, 2018, the Red Barn Flea Market will be closed pending a hearing on Monterey County’s application for an appointment of a receiver, a neutral third party, to operate the flea market and bring the property into compliance with state law and County code. A hearing on that application is scheduled for April 27, 2018 in Monterey County Superior Court.
4/11/2018 1:01:00 PM
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:
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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