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Solid Waste & Recycling

The City is committed to cleanliness and waste reduction by facilitating trash and recycling collection. To uphold this commitment, the City contracts with a private hauler who provides our residents and commercial businesses with trash, recycling and yard waste collection. 

To report a littler problem:


GreenWaste Recovery

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Phone: (831) 920-6707 

GreenWaste Recovery began providing services to the residents and businesses of the City of Pacific Grove on August 1, 2015.

See GreenWaste Recovery's website for information on what services are available in Pacific Grove

Monterey Regional Waste Management District


The District’s facilities are located on its 475-acre property, 2 miles north of Marina:

14201 Del Monte Boulevard 
Marina, CA 93933-1670 
Phone: (831) 384-5313

Monterey Regional Waste Management District manages solid waste from the Monterey Peninsula region. The District’s role includes the recovery of recyclable materials including cardboard, glass, wood, yard waste, plastics, metal, sheetrock, concrete, asphalt, reusable building materials, and resale items. 

See the District’s website for information on their reuserecyclingcompostingmaterials recovery and landfill disposal programs. 

Franchise Agreement between the City of Pacific Grove and Greenwaste Recovery, Inc. for solid waste, recycling, and organics collection services (dated August 6 2014).

Monterey Regional Waste Management District for reuserecyclingcompostingmaterials recovery and landfill disposal

Monterey County Health Department on proper disposal of sharps and pharmaceuticals 

GreenWaste Recovery -  GreenWaste Recovery provides trash, recycling and yard waste collection. If you have questions regarding collection dates, bin replacement, what to recycle or service changes, please contact GreenWaste at (831) 920-6707. 

CalRecycle - California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) brings together the state's recycling and waste management programs and continues a tradition of environmental stewardship. 

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 

Monterey County Green Business Program 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Learn how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources from the US EPA.