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Big Safety Testing Failure Rate For California Pot Products – CBS San Francisco
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety.
9/14/2018 1:49:02 PM
Illegal Dumping - A Growing Problem We Can Solve
Illegal dumping costs California taxpayers millions of dollars every year . In Monterey County, cleaning up illegally dumped mattresses, televisions, and other household furniture and trash is not only expensive for local governments, it is expensive for private property owners who become victim to illegal dumping; rural land owners, particularly farmers and ranchers, share a high burden of these costs.
9/10/2018 11:25:00 AM
Working Together to Prevent Suicide
Approximately 70% of suicides are among working age adults. Working age adults are the sandwich generation. They are so busy taking care of children and often aging parents and relatives, that taking time for themselves is a luxury few feel they can afford. Concerns about finances, marital and family problems, and simple exhaustion can feel overwhelming.
Recycling and Resource Recovery Services implements and promotes recycling and waste reduction programs throughout the unincorporated areas of Monterey County. We facilitate waste diversion efforts by providing technical assistance, resources, and educational materials.
These are some of the most-frequently asked questions about our recycling services.
A: Refer to this website’s Waste & Recycling Haulers list for contact information.
A. You can put clean glass, plastics (#1-7), cans, paper, cardboard and other recyclable materials in your curbside recycling bin.
A.You may qualify if:
- The property is either undeveloped or vacant, or
- All solid waste produced on the property is recycled or composted, or
- The property has a long, narrow, or steep driveway where garbage/recycling collection equipment is unable to properly and safely operate.
A.There are several ways to recycle used oil and filters. You can drop off the oil and filters yourself at any of the participating drop off centers in Monterey County. Another option is curbside collection through your local garbage and recycling hauler.
A. There are used oil and filter collection centers located in the Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Moss Landing harbors. For more information please contact the Monterey County Health Department at (831) 755-4505 or 1-800-CLEANUP.
A. There are free agricultural oil and filter drop off sites in Salinas, Hollister, King City and Santa Cruz for growers that produce 27 gallons or less of used motor oil per month and a 55 gallon drum or less of used oil filters every 6 months. Please contact each site to make an appointment.
Recycling Solid Waste
Refer to our Reduce, Reuse & Recycle and Business & Commercial Reuse and Recycling guides for more information on your recycling needs.
A. Yes, we have brochures, flyers and pamphlets for distribution. Contact us at (831) 755-4505 for more information.
A. Look under “Recycling Centers” in our Reduce, Reuse & Recycle guide. Please call the centers to verify hours of operation.