Select Page

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.

COVID-19 - Coronavirus: Facility Update

All Facilities are currently open.  Facility operational hours or services may be modified, reduced or facilities may close periodically during this period to adjust to community demands and employee safety needs. Check for updates here.


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.

Quick Links


  1. Executive Committee Meeting

    December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Messages From Wally-Waste-Not

Fall Food Saving Advice

Fall Food Saving Advice

Dear Wally, Happy autumn! We scaled back on our Halloween decorations this year, reusing our spooky stuff from last year, but couldn’t resist the fun of...

read more


Fall Food $avings

Fall Food $avings

We've prepared this for your eyes to feast on this November.  |Reduce Food Waste |Johnson Canyon Landfill Tour 4 Kids |Don't contaminate the Yard Waste...

read more

Recycling News