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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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Construction and Demolition Recycling

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Construction Waste

During February- October 2017 Monterey Regional Waste Management District will be limited on the diversion services due to reconstruction of the Materials Recovery Facility please  contact the facility for more information.

UPDATED DIVERSION REQUIREMENT CHANGE!!

NEW: AUGUST 2017 UPDATE: Recyclable materials vary depending on the location of your project in the County. Please choose the flyer below that is specific to the location of the construction project.

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Recyclable materials vary depending on the location of your project in the County; this flyer is specific to construction projects located in the areas of Moss Landing, Castroville, Marina, Monterey-Salinas Highway, unicorporated Carmel, Carmel Valley, Carmel Highlands and Big Sur.

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Los materiales reciclables varían dependiendo de las ubicaciones de su proyecto en el Condado; Este folleto es específico para los proyectos de construcción ubicados en las áreas de Moss Landing, Castroville, Marina, autopista de Monterey-Salinas, sitios no incorporado como Carmel, Carmel Valley, Carmel Highlands y Big Sur. Siga

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Recyclable materials vary depending on the location of your project in the County; this flyer is specific to construction projects located in the areas of Salinas and Salinas Valley areas of the County. ( Los materiales reciclables varían dependiendo de la ubicación de su proyecto en el Condado; Este folleto es específico para los proyectos de construcción ubicados en las áreas de Salinas y Salinas Valley áreas del Condado. Siga)

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Effective January 1, 2017, jurisdictions including those without a C&D ordinance requiring the diversion of 65 percent of construction waste, the owners/builder of construction projects within the covered occupancies will be required to divert 65 percent of the construction waste materials generated during the project.

Want to learn more? Click here for additional information from CalRecycle.

State law regarding construction waste

contractorThe County is required under State law to divert materials from landfill disposal. Construction and demolition debris, or C&D debris, comprises nearly 30% of the solid waste stream. Also under State law, all permitted new building construction (residential and non-residential), demolition, and certain additions and alteration projects are required to recycle and/or salvage for reuse a minimum 50% of the nonhazardous C&D debris generated during the project (California Green Building Standards Code Sections 4.408, 5.408, 301.1.1 and 301.3).

Information if you opt to self-haul

If you opt to self-haul please refer to following links to get more accurate information on what materials are accepted in your area’s waste receiver (Monterey Regional Waste Management District or Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority):

Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (Salinas Valley area) http://svswa.org/commercial/construction-and-demolition/

Monterey Regional Waste Management District (Monterey Peninsula area) http://www.mrwmd.org/programs-services/recycling/

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Construction and Demolition Permitting Information

For more information on demolition permits read the RMA Permit Center’s Demolition Permit Submittal Requirements Guide, which can be found here. For general information on construction permitting in unincorporated Monterey County visit the Permit Center’s Homepage.

Exclusive Franchise Agreement for County

cal_greenThe County has an exclusive franchise agreement for construction and demolition debris box hauling services with Waste Management. Under this exclusive franchise agreement only Waste Management may independently deliver drop boxes and/or bins to a job site and haul them away when full. Contractors may self-haul debris from their job sites

as an incidental part of their services, only when the equipment, vehicles and/or trailers being used is owned and operated by the Contractor performing the service at the job site(s). Contractors may not hire a third-party to provide hauling services.