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8:00 AMAromas Clean Up Day
10:00 AMBeach Clean-up at Sand City
Building Connection Through Open Converstations
Deeper connections are something we can help create for both Deeper connections are something we can help create for both ourselves and others. Start close to home (or better yet, at home) by learning how to be a better listener and practicing the skill regularly.
It’s Not the Chlorine in the Pool that’s Making Your Eyes Red…
Have your eyes ever started to sting and turn red when you were swimming, playing, or relaxing in a pool? Did you think it was because of the chlorine in the water?
FDA Advises Consumers, Tattoo Artists, and Retailers to Avoid Using or Selling Certain Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms
The FDA is alerting consumers, tattoo artists, & retailers of the potential for serious injury from use of tattoo inks that are contaminated with bacteria. Tattoo inks contaminated with bacteria can cause infections & lead to serious health injuries when injected into the skin during a tattoo.
Published on November 10, 2016. Last modified on April 16, 2019
Welcome to Recycling Resources & Recovery Services
The Mission of the Monterey County Recycling Resource and Recovery Services Program is to protect public health and safety and to reduce the amount of solid waste that goes to local landfills by:
- Implementing programs that remove barriers to waste reduction and promote proper disposal of waste;
- Supporting and/or developing policies to increase diversion, minimize litter, and increase producer responsibility;
- Educating the community on best practices to increase participation in waste diversion programs; and
- Collaborating with the Monterey County community to maximize the use of resources and standardize practices.
Monterey County Recycling Services (MCRS) is comprised of a team who manage a well-rounded set of programs that support Monterey County residents, businesses and visitors’ efforts to divert waste from landfills to preserve Monterey County’s unique, beautiful ecosystem from the beaches bordering the Monterey Bay Sanctuary to the abundant agricultural fields across the Salinas Valley from the harmful impacts of improper disposal of waste.
NEW 2019 RATES AND CHARGES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019
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Castroville, CA 95012
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