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  • Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving

    Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.

    11/16/2017 5:35:00 PM

  • Sixth Annual Adelante Con Orgullo Mujer Inmigrante (ACOMI) Conference

    The sixth annual Adelante Con Orgullo Mujer Inmigrante (ACOMI) women’s health conference is being held Saturday, December 2nd from 9 am to 4 pm at Hartnell College. This free conference is specifically for Spanish-speaking immigrant women.

    11/16/2017 3:46:59 PM

  • Safe Travels Via Salinas Grant to benefit 65+ population and Elementary Schools in Salinas

    The Monterey County Health Department announced today that it has been awarded $130,000 as part of a Safe Travels Via Salinas grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. This grant will bring pedestrian safety education to the 65+ population and bike education to schools in Salinas. The yearlong grant start date was on November 13, 2017 and will benefit three elementary schools in East Salinas – Bardin Elementary, Cesar E. Chavez, and Dr. Oscar F. Loya Elementary.

    11/15/2017 3:54:00 PM

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Business Waste Diversion Program

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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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