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  • Beach Closure Lifted: MacAbee Beach

    The closure of MacAbee Beach in Monterey has been lifted. The beach was posted due to a report to Monterey County Health Department's Environmental Health Bureau that sewage had spilled into the bay. Samples taken on August 14, 2017 reveal indicator bacteria levels considered safe for recreational contact.

    8/15/2017 2:36:00 PM

  • Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage

    What are the nation’s experts saying to their patients about HPV vaccination? Three providers—a pediatrician, an OB-GYN, and a head and neck surgeon—outline the importance of vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds against HPV cancers in a newly released e-learning module.

    8/15/2017

  • There are Many Things We Want to Pass to Our Loved Ones - Illness is Not One of Them

    You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit.

    8/14/2017

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Solid Waste Management

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Welcome to Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management Services is designated as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) in Monterey County and is responsible for permitting, ensuring compliance with regulations, and inspecting facilities that handle solid waste, such as open and closed landfills, transfer stations, and compost facilities. 

Solid Waste Management Services is responsible for the Illegal Dumping and Litter Abatement program and staff respond to all illegal dumping complaints to ensure the timely clean up and proper disposal of abandoned waste. 

Solid Waste Management Services also administers State-funded grants that support program activities.

In addition, Solid Waste Management Services staff oversees the Body Art, Medical Waste, Waste Tire Enforcement, Solid Waste Vehicle, Liquid Waste Vehicle, and Vegetable Cull Feeder programs (also known as the Local Enforcement programs).

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Body Art
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Medical Waste
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Illegal Dumping
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Disposal Coupon Program
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Sharps/Medication Disposal
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