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Welcome to Salinas Valley Recycles!

Salinas Valley Recycles is a public agency and utility service that owns and operates the only open and active landfill in the Salinas Valley. We are not the garbage hauler, but you can find information and contacts for your local garbage and recycling collection company on the Your Hauler page.

Treated Wood Waste Accepted at ALL Salinas Valley Recycles Locations

As of March 17, 2021, Salinas Valley Recycles has received variances from the Department of Toxic Substance Control for all facilities to accept TWW for disposal.

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All facilities are currently open.
Please help protect our employees and avoid using our facilities if you are ill or have been in contact with someone that is ill.
Social distancing and masks are required while onsite. Check for updates here.


Disposed Batteries Can Cause Fires

Learn How to Recycle Batteries Safely

Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Salinas Valley Recycles Cares about your money!

Salinas Valley Recycles cares about saving money for your community. We manage your landfill responsibly without taking on unnecessary debt that will cost you in the long run, or importing trash from other cities for income.

Salinas Valley Recycles cares about your community because it’s our home too. 

Learn more about our fiscally sustainable approach to solid waste management and financing in our Annual Report.

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  1. Executive Committee Meeting

    December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Board Of Directors Meeting

    December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Messages From Wally-Waste-Not


November 2021

November 2021

Happy America Recycles Day! Plan for food waste reduction when you do your holiday meal prep. Read newsletter here. 

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