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  • Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update

    A draft of the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Mental Health Services Act Annual Update is available for comment/review.

    3/23/2018 1:22:00 PM

  • World TB Day

    Saturday March 24th is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. TB is an infectious disease passed through the air that usually attacks the lungs but can also attack any part of the body including the kidney, spine, and brain. Most Americans think TB is a disease of the past, but TB is still a significant public health threat, particularly in Monterey County.

    3/23/2018 11:20:00 AM

  • Bayer Issues Recall of Alka-Seltzer Plus® Products

    Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus® packages that, were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith’s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018. The packages can be identified by checking the Bayer logo located on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an orange or green background, the product is included in the recall The affected packages are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the carton.



Business Waste Diversion Program



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a tangle of cords and chargers
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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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