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Apartment & Multi-Family Recycling

How to Start A Program at Your Apartment or Condo
According to California law, multifamily dwelling units (e.g. apartment complexes) of five units or more are required to arrange for recycling services.

The good news is building owners or managers can sign up for FREE apartment recycling! Recycling & Waste Reduction
Not only is recycling service free in the City of Monterey, but it can actually save your complex money! You pay to throw away, so the more you can divert to the recycling container, the less you will haul to the landfill. 

*To have recycling service at your apartment, you must have a storage area that is:

  • Hard, flat and level
  • Convenient for tenants and collection vehicles to access or
  • The ability to get your recycling bins to and from the curbside on your day of service
Call Monterey City Disposal Service at (831) 372-7977 if you are interested in this program.
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Recycling is a simple process but facilities with multiple dwellings and shared waste and recycling enclosures face challenges that can ruin the best of efforts. Thanks to a grant from the State of California, Department of Conservation, recycling can not only be easy but can also provide cost savings for your facility.

Want to enroll in our free program? Call today to enroll! 831.646.5662


Why consider this program:

• It's the law. According to California law, multifamily dwelling units (e.g. apartment complexes) of five units or more are required to arrange for recycling services.

• Save money. It’s an easy equation: More Waste = Higher Disposal Costs! Recycling is offered at no cost to residents of the City of Monterey.

• Help your community and the environment. Recycling conserves landfill space and saves scarce natural resources. It can also provide jobs and extra income to the community.

• Make your building more attractive to tenants. Tenants, when educated properly, approve of efforts to reduce waste and lower maintenance costs.

• This program is designed to support you each step of the way, and to help make your building’s recycling program a success. From planning to rollout and on-going maintenance, you receive a toolkit that is filled with hands-on instructions, print-ready materials and information.

There has never been a better time than now to implement recycling at your facility. This program provides the free infrastructure, education and staff assistance to develop, troubleshoot and implement your waste reduction program.

Call us today to enroll: 831.646.5662 or email Terrasas@ci.monterey.ca.us


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