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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.

Virtual Composting Workshops

Learn how you can make a difference for your community, planet and improve your garden by Composting at Home.
Its Easy and Fun!
Start your composting journey now!

Treated Wood Waste

is Banned From Municipal Landfills

Starting January 1, 2021

Find Out More Here

Disposed Batteries Can Cause Fires

Learn How to Recycle Batteries Safely

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

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

    March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Advisory Committee Meeting

    March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Messages From Wally-Waste-Not


February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

Click and spend some THYME with us! |Celebrating Black History Month- featuring food justice |Compost Challenge  |Sun Street Transfer Station Virtual...

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