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Monterey County

Monterey County

Waste Management provides weekly curbside collection of residential garbage, recycling and yard waste as well as multi-family, commercial and industrial collection services.

Please visit our Recycling and Yard Waste pages for more information on what materials Waste Management will accept in each container.

Monthly rates based on one (1) time per week collection, effective Jan. 10, 2012:

For more information, including rates for multiple containers or multiple services per week, please call (800) 321-8226.

Services

From our collection truck drivers to our customer service representatives, we are dedicated to providing excellent service. Additional services include:

Lifeline/Senior Discounts: Qualifying customers may receive a 15% discount. Customers must submit their PG&E and AT&T authorization indicating that the resident qualifies for Lifeline. Customers are required to re-submit proof of eligibility each 12 months. Call (800) 321-8226 for more information.

Trash Overflow: For the occasional excess trash, call (800) 321-8226 at least one (1) day in advance of your collection day to schedule extra pick-up. Additional charges may apply.

Bulky Pick-up: Residential customers may take advantage of curbside bulky pick-up scheduled twice per year. Each household is limited to one (1) cubic yard – equivalent to seven (7) garbage bags – of trash, recyclables, and/or bulky items that normally would not fit in the curbside bin.

Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste

Residents can safely dispose of their hazardous waste at designated sites. Hazardous waste includes electronics, batteries, paints/stains, solvents/cleansers, fluorescent light bulbs, pesticides, fertilizers, and medical sharps. To learn more, contact the Monterey Regional Waste Management District at (831) 384-5313.

For at-home or at-work convenience, Waste Management also offers a mail-back program for some hazardous materials, such as fluorescent bulbs, batteries, medical sharps, etc. For more information, please visit Think Green From Home or call (866) 699-6466.