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Donation Requests

Waste Management has served the residents of Monterey County for nearly 40 years.  We take great pride in not only providing excellent, comprehensive service, but also in supporting local businesses and charities through program administration, donations of money and/or in-kind services and volunteer participation.

The following requirements must be met for a request to be considered:

  • Must be a 501(c)3 organization
  • Preference is given to those organizations/events that meet the needs of multiple individuals
  • Preference is given to organizations/events that support people and programs rather than capital/building campaigns
  • Commitments that extend beyond a 12-month period are discouraged

 The following are ineligible for funding:

  • Individuals
  • Religious organizations which limit their services to members of one religious group or those whose purpose of emphasis is to propagate a particular religious faith or creed
  • Organizations with limited constituency
  • Organizations that have discriminatory policies regarding ethnic background, gender, religious affiliation, etc.
  • Multi-year commitments are discouraged

For donation requests, please submit in writing the following no less than two weeks prior to the event:

  • Name of organization
  • Date of event
  • Request
    • Cash donation
    • Recycle/trash carts
    • Recycle/trash dumpsters
    • Cardboard event boxes (event boxes are sold for $5 per box)
  • Quantity of desired donation
  • Drop off and pick up date(s)
  • Contact information

Please submit donation requests to:

Joe Cadelago
Government and Community Relations Representative
Waste Management
11240 Commercial Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012
Ph: (831) 796-2212
Fax: (831) 632-0181
jcadelag@wm.com