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  • Recall of Canned Fiesta Corn

    Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.

    12/14/2018 5:00:00 PM

  • Monterey County cannabis workshop to center around energy needs, issues

    SALINAS – A Cannabis Industry Public Workshop scheduled for next week aims to focus on issues in providing energy to businesses.

    12/14/2018 11:02:26 AM

  • Cannabis summit to offer local history, black market enforcement panels – Monterey Herald

    MONTEREY — Cannabis’ past, present and future in Monterey County from Big Sur “Holy Weed” to NASA zero gravity horticulture practices will be covered by a number of local and statewide industry experts at this week’s Monterey Cannabis Summit hosted by the Monterey County Cannabis Industry Association.

    12/14/2018 11:00:14 AM

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Ag Used Oil & Filter Recycling

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Ag Used Oil and Filter Collection

Monterey County is world famous for the bounty of produce grown here. As a farmer you are a steward of our precious land, tending to the soil and protecting it for an abundant harvest now and into the future. Hazardous wastes, such as used motor oil, pesticides, waste diesel and other chemicals can pollute groundwater and reduce soil fertility. Handling these materials responsibly and safely will keep your land healthy and productive.

Make an appointment to drop off used motor oil and filters at these locations for FREE!

*Generate less than 27 gallons of used motor oil per month. Limit one 55-gallon drum of oil and one 55-gallon drum of filters per drop off.

Drop off locations

  • San Benito County Public Works Yard: 3220 Southside Rd. Hollister (831) 636-4110
  • Sturdy Oil: 1511 Abbott St. Salinas (831) 422-8801
  • San Miguel Canyon Public Works Yard: 1171 San Miguel Canyon Road Royal Oak, 95076 (831) 722-2226
  • Agricultural Commissioner: 522 N. 2nd St. King City (831) 385-5266

Oil & Filter Collection Statistics 2013 - 2015

recycle_used_oil_filtersIn 2015, a grand total of 8,585 gallons of used oil and 14,250 filters were collected from Agricultural Oil & Filter Collection Centers (Ag Centers) in Monterey County. The table below includes data from the three Agricultural CCC sites serving small farmers in Monterey County, all of which are located within the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (SVSWA) service area.

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