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12:00 PMFamily Fun Day
10:00 AMFree Compost Workshop
Monterey County Health Department Encourages Safe Food Practices during This Holiday Weekend
Picnics and barbecues offer lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these fun events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly.
Memorial Day Weekend Events
5/19/2017 1:35:00 PM
Californians Urged to Remove Standing Water to Reduce Mosquitoes
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urges all Californians to eliminate standing water around their homes and businesses to help reduce mosquito populations in an effort to prevent Zika and West Nile virus infections.
5/15/2017 11:53:00 AM
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?