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  • Monterey County Animal Control Program Advisory Board

    Monterey County Animal Control Program Advisory Board will meet Thursday, April 27th at 3:30 pm at the Monterey County Animal Services Center located at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas

    4/24/2017 11:15:32 AM

  • Taking Back Unwanted Drugs, Saturday, April 29, 2017

    On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local law enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

    4/17/2017 10:15:00 AM

  • Consumers Warned Not to Use Certain Skin Creams Due to Possible Health Risk

    The California Department of Public Health today warned consumers not to use certain skin creams that have tested positive for high levels of mercury. Mercury is a toxic chemical and regular or prolonged exposure can result in mercury poisoning.

    4/17/2017

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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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