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Edible_Food_Recovery_Grant_FY_23-24 - CopyReGen Monterey and Salinas Valley Recycles (SVR) have renewed their Edible Food Recovery Grant Program. The FY 2023-2024 grant funding opportunity intends to award a total of up to $90,000 to non-profit organizations, businesses or public entities that collect, generate, and distribute food to those in need within the County of Monterey. To apply, download the FY 23-24 Edible Food Recovery Grant Application and email the completed form to For questions, review the Edible Food Recovery Grant Summary and Requirements or contact Applications are due by October 31, 2023.

The City of Monterey Library now has a household battery collection container!Library-Batteries
Just look for this receptacle:

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SB 1383 Container Contamination Monitoring Begins October 2022!

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November 12th, 2022 - Lithium-Ion Battery Collection Events
On November 12th, three lithium-ion battery collection events will be held concurrently in Monterey, Salinas, and Soledad. Proper disposal of lithium-ion batteries is crucial, as they present fire hazards when disposed of improperly. Generally, any item you plug in to recharge likely contains a lithium battery. Regular household batteries will not be accepted at these events.

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