Business Recycling Requirements
Did you know that California State Law AB 341 (2011) requires commercial entities that generate four or more cubic yards of waste per week and all multi-family complexes of five or more units to implement recycling programs? For more information, please visit:
California State Law AB 1826 (2011) also requires commercial entities that generate specified amount of organic materials, such as green waste and food waste, to recycle these materials. For more information on the law and how to comply in Marina, please visit:
Please consider becoming a Certified Green Business. For more information please visit:
Construction and Demolition Debris:
State law requires 50% of construction and demolition (C&D) debris recycling from specified building and all demolition projects. Planning for C&D recycling is important at the time of permit application. The options in Sand City for C&D Hauling Services include:
- Contact GreenWaste Recovery, the City’s franchised hauler of Drop-Box Services. See GreenWaste Recovery Drop-Box Services or call (831) 920-6707; or
- Self-Haul the materials to various recycling facilities. Be sure to keep your weight tickets as evidence of recycling and provide those tickets to City Hall.
For more information on C&D Recycling:
- Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling at the Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) – Materials Recovery Facility Brochure
- Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling on the Monterey Peninsula
- Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Facilities
- C&D Recycling Facilities – Monterey County Area
Proper Disposal of Household Waste such as Paint, Cleaning Products, and Electronic Waste
Protect your Central Coast to learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle in your home or business
Keep Monterey County Clean to report a litter problem
In April, 2015 the City of Sand City entered into a franchise agreement with Green Waste Recovery, Inc. for garbage collection services in Sand City. Green Waste Recovery, Inc. provides garbage, recycle, and yard waste bins for solid waste, recycling, and organics collection services. Commercial restaurant businesses may have the option of a food waste bin. For more information you may visit their website at: www.greenwaste.com/sand-city
Green Waste Recovery Inc.
Customer Service: 831-920-6707
Toll Free: 877-203-8970
14207 Del Monte Blvd
Marina, CA. 93933
P.O. Box 1928
Marina, CA. 93933
14201 Del Monte Boulevard
P.O. Box 1670
Marina, CA 93933-1670
Phone: (831) 384-5313
Fax: (831) 384-3567
Sand City falls within the jurisdiction of the Monterey Regional Waste Management District, who manages the regional landfill in Marina and implements a variety of recycling and reuse programs for the Monterey Peninsula. If you have items that are still usable, but you want to discard them, try the Last Chance Mercantile at the Monterey Regional Waste Management District facility in Marina. They also have a drop off facility for household hazardous materials.
In compliance with California State Law and the CalRecycle, Sand City endeavors to promote its recycling programs to achieve a minimum of 50 percent diversion of waste generation from the landfill. Sand City has consistantly averaged over 50 percent.
Recycling Resource and Recovery Services
Sand City has participated in the countywide used oil and filter collection program sponsored by the County of Monterey since 1994. For a free used motor oil recycling container and filter bat and more information about the used oil recycling program, contact the Health Department.
1270 Natividad Road, Rm. 109
Salinas, CA 93906
Phone: (831) 755-4579
Fax: (831) 755-4780