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  • Feds Back Off Coronavirus Isolation at Camp Roberts

    The Monterey County Health Officer received notice last evening that federal authorities no longer consider Camp Roberts a potential site to house any returning travelers who may or may not be infected with novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

    2/17/2020 12:00:00 PM

  • JUDGE SENTENCES INMATE TO FIFTY YEARS TO LIFE FOR POSSESSING WEAPONS IN SALINAS VALLEY STATE PRISON

    Monterey County DA Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that Judge Timothy P. Roberts pronounced sentence on David Player, an inmate at the Salinas Valley State Prison, for possessing two stabbing weapons on the state prison grounds after his conviction by jury on January 17, 2020.

    2/6/2020 9:29:21 AM

  • KING CITY MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ATTEMPTED EXTORTION

    Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that on February 4, 2020, Judge Carrie Panetta sentenced 30-year-old Jesus Lopez, Jr., a resident of King City, to 2 years and 8 months in prison after entering a plea of no contest to felony attempted extortion.

    2/6/2020 8:22:27 AM

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Published on November 28, 2016. Last modified on December 08, 2019

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Recycling

Recycling and Resource Recovery Services implements and promotes recycling and waste reduction programs throughout the unincorporated areas of Monterey County.  We facilitate waste diversion efforts by providing technical assistance, resources, and educational materials. 

 These are some of the most-frequently asked questions about our recycling services. 

General FAQs

A: Refer to this website’s Waste & Recycling Haulers list for contact information.

A. You can put clean glass, plastics (#1-7), cans, paper, cardboard and other recyclable materials in your curbside recycling bin.

A.You may qualify if:

  • The property is either undeveloped or vacant, or
  • All solid waste produced on the property is recycled or composted, or
  • The property has a long, narrow, or steep driveway where garbage/recycling collection equipment is unable to properly and safely
  • operate.

 

A.For unincorporated residents you can request an application by contacting one of the following:
Email: recycle@co.monterey.ca.us
Call: (831) 755-4505
Visit: 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, Ca 93906

Recycling Oil

A.There are several ways to recycle used oil and filters. You can drop off the oil and filters yourself at any of the participating drop off centers in Monterey County. Another option is curbside collection through your local garbage and recycling hauler.

A. There are used oil and filter collection centers located in the Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Moss Landing harbors. For more information please contact the Monterey County Health Department at (831) 755-4505 or 1-800-CLEANUP.

A. There are free agricultural oil and filter drop off sites in Salinas, Hollister, King City and Santa Cruz for growers that produce 27 gallons or less of used motor oil per month and a 55 gallon drum or less of used oil filters every 6 months. Please contact each site to make an appointment.

Recycling Solid Waste

Refer to our Reduce, Reuse & Recycle and Business & Commercial Reuse and Recycling guides for more information on your recycling needs.

A. Yes, we have brochures, flyers and pamphlets for distribution. Contact us at (831) 755-4505 for more information.

A. Look under “Recycling Centers” in our Reduce, Reuse & Recycle guide. Please call the centers to verify hours of operation.

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