Sand City

Food scraps and yard trimmings must go in your green organics cart. 
This organic material will be diverted from landfills.

GreenWaste has been providing service to Sand City since 2015. Seaside customers receive Garbage, Recyclable Materials, and Organics service.  Once collected by GreenWaste, we deliver it to to the MRWMD for processing and/or disposal.

Jose Ortiz, General Manager

Email: jose.ortiz@greenwaste.com

Customer Service

Phone:
831.920.6707

Email:
peninsulacs@greenwaste.com

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Single-family residents in Sand City receive weekly curbside collection service of garbage, recyclable materials and organics. All materials must be ready for collection no later than 6:00AM on your normal collection day.

GARBAGE: The standard monthly garbage subscription volume is 65-gallons in a cart provided by GreenWaste. Additional 32-gallon increments are available by request for an additional monthly fee.

RECYCLABLE MATERIALS: Residents are provided one (1) Blue 64-gallon cart for recyclable material collection at no additional charge. A larger 96-gallon recyclable material cart is available by request.

ORGANICS: Residents are provided one (1) Green 96-gallon cart for organics collection at no additional charge. A smaller 64-gallon organics cart is available by request.

Extra Services

PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS PROGRAM: Customers that are disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are eligible to receive collection services at a location other than curbside for no additional charge. To request collection at an alternate location, please download the Physical Limitations Program Application and submit your completed application, including a current physician’s statement.

OVERAGES PROGRAM: Residents receive ten (10) “Extra Garbage” stickers and ten (10) “Extra Yard Trimmings” stickers at the beginning of each calendar year. Additional stickers can be purchased by contacting Customer Service. Extra material placed out for collection without stickers will be collected and an additional charge will apply. There is no charge for extra recyclable materials. Extra materials must be set out in accordance with the following:

  • GARBAGE: Place in black or gray 32-gallon plastic bags next to your garbage cart.
  • YARD TRIMMINGS: Place in cans or tied in secured bundles (no larger than 3’ x 3’) next to your yard trimmings cart(s).
  • RECYCLABLE MATERIALS: Place in clear plastic bags and cardboard in tied and secured bundles (no larger than 3’ x 3’) next to your recyclable materials cart(s).

BULKY ITEM REUSE PROGRAM: Residents may request up to three (3) bulky item reuse collections each year at no additional charge. Each collection may include up to two (2) cubic yards of reusable materials, five (5) e-Waste items, and two (2) appliances or bulky items. Appliances containing Freon count as two (2) bulky items. Additional eligible items collection and/or collection events may be collected/scheduled for an additional charge. Contact Customer Service to schedule.

HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES: Residents may place household batteries in a clear Ziploc-type bag and set the bag on top of the recyclable materials cart. Acceptable batteries include AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt, camera batteries, nickel cadmium and lithium ion. Please tape the top of 9-volt rectangular batteries and 6-volt square-base batteries. Button-cell coin-shaped batteries are NOT accepted.

CAR BATTERIES: Residents may schedule collection of up to one (1) car battery per week, on the normal collection day, at no additional charge. Contact Customer Service to schedule.

USED OILS: Residents may request Used Oil Recovery Kits and collection of used motor oils, motor oil filters and cooking oils at no additional charge, not to exceed one (1) pick-up per week. Contact Customer Service to request a Used Oil Recovery Kit.

WATER-BASED PAINT: Residents may schedule collection of up to one (1) gallon of water-based paint per week at no additional charge. Water-based paint must be in the original paint can, tightly sealed and placed next to the recyclable materials cart on the normal collection day. Contact Customer Service to schedule.

HOLIDAY TREE COLLECTION: During the first three (3) collection weeks of each year, customers may place un-flocked and undecorated holiday trees curbside for collection on the normal collection day. Trees must be cut into sections no larger than 6’ and placed next to the yard trimmings cart.

Billing & Rates

Sand City residential customers are on a quarterly billing cycle. This means you can expect to receive your GreenWaste invoice in January, April, July and October. If you have any questions about your billing, please contact Customer Service.

 

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Residents of Multi-family complexes in Sand City receive weekly collection of garbage, recyclable materials, and organics. All materials must fit completely inside the container with the lid closed and must be ready for collection no later than 6:00AM. Property managers pay for collection services and all requests must be made through the property manager.

GARBAGE: Garbage will only be collected in gray containers provided by GreenWaste, in volumes of 65- or 95-gallon carts or 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 6- or 8- yard bins.

RECYCLABLE MATERIALS: Recyclable materials will only be collected in blue containers provided by GreenWaste, in volumes of 65- or 95-gallon carts or 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 6- or 8- yard bins.

ORGANICS: Your multi-family complex may participate in a clean organics collection program. Please contact your property manager if you’d like to establish a new yard trimmings program.

Extra Services

OVERAGES PROGRAM: Customers are charged for extra garbage and recyclable materials collected. Prior to setting out extra garbage or recyclable materials, you must make payment arrangements or get advance approval from your property manager.  To schedule collection of extra garbage or recyclable materials and make payment arrangements, please contact Customer Service.

BULKY ITEM REUSE PROGRAM: Your complex may be eligible to participate in a complex-wide bulky item reuse collection, please contact your property manager for additional information. GreenWaste can collect individual bulky items for an additional charge. To schedule a bulky item collection and make payment arrangements, please contact Customer Service.

HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES: CART CUSTOMERS ONLY – Residents with cart service may place household batteries in a clear Ziploc-type bag and set the bag on top (not inside) of the recyclable materials cart. Acceptable batteries include AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt, camera batteries, nickel cadmium and lithium ion. Please tape the top of 9-volt rectangular batteries and 6 volt square-base batteries. Button-cell coin-shaped batteries are NOT accepted.
**BIN CUSTOMERS – Batteries may NOT be placed out for curbside collection.**

Billing & Rates

Sand City multi-family customers are on a monthly billing cycle. If you have any questions about your billing, please contact Customer Service.

 

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Regulatory Requirements

MANDATORY GARBAGE SERVICE: The Sand City municipal code requires all Multi-family properties to subscribe to weekly garbage collection services.

MANDATORY MULTI-FAMILY RECYCLING: California Assembly Bill 341 (AB 341) became effective July 1, 2012. AB 341 mandates recycling for all Multi-family residential dwellings of five units or more. Subscribing to recyclable materials collection services through GreenWaste will help ensure compliance with AB341.

MANDATORY ORGANICS RECYCLING: California Assembly Bill 1826 (AB1826) was signed into law in 2014, mandating organics recycling for businesses in California, including all multifamily residential dwellings that consist of five or more units.  Subscribing to food waste collection services through GreenWaste will help ensure compliance with AB 1826.

SHORT-LIVED CLIMATE POLLUTANT REDUCTION STRATEGY: California Senate Bill 1383, effective January 1, 2022, requires all Californians to subscribe to their jurisdiction’s organics curbside collection service. Residents are required to properly sort their organic waste into the correct containers. For Carmel residents, GreenWaste provides a source separated organics stream (Green Cart). Yard trimmings and food scraps are composted from the Green Cart at the MRWMD.

Businesses in Sand City are offered weekly collection of garbage, recyclable materials and organics. Service is provided up to six (6) days per week on a Monday through Saturday schedule. All materials must fit completely inside the container with the lid closed. Containers must be ready for collection no later than 4:00AM and should be returned to their service location promptly after service.

GARBAGE: Garbage will only be collected in gray containers provided by GreenWaste, in volumes of 65- or 95-gallon carts, 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 6-,  or 8-yard bins or 10-, 20-, 30- or 40-yard boxes.

RECYCLABLE MATERIALS: Recyclable materials will only be collected in blue containers provided by GreenWaste, in volumes of  65- or 95-gallon carts, 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 6- or 8- yard bins or 10-, 20-, 30- or 40-yard boxes.

Yellow Bin Cart

ORGANICS: Organics will only be collected in green containers provided by GreenWaste, in volumes of 65- or 95-gallon carts, 1- or 2-yard bins or 20-yard boxes.

Extra Services

COMPACTOR SERVICE: GreenWaste offers collection services for compactors and can provide maintenance service for an additional fee. GreenWaste does not provide compactors to customers, but will provide specifications needed to ensure compatibility with collection vehicles as well as information on companies that sell, lease and/or service compactors. GreenWaste offers collection services for stationary compactors ranging in size from 10- cubic yards to 40- cubic yards.

OVERAGES PROGRAM: GreenWaste will collect and charge customers for containers that are overfilled and/or when material is placed out for collection beyond the capacity of the container. Customers will be charged accordingly for the extra material. To ensure accuracy of billing, please contact Customer Service to schedule the collection of extra material.

BULKY ITEM REUSE PROGRAM: GreenWaste offers businesses bulky-item collection for an additional charge. Bulky items are items that won’t fit inside containers or require special handling. Contact Customer Service to schedule.

SPECIAL PICK-UPS: Collection services are available on days other than regularly scheduled collection day(s) for an additional charge. Contact Customer Service to schedule.

EXTRA CONTAINER SERVICES: GreenWaste can provide additional services as reasonably necessary to access and empty containers for an additional charge. Additional services may include opening and closing gates, pushing and/or pulling containers to the point of collection, and locking and/or unlocking containers.

Billing & Rates

Sand City commercial customers are on a monthly billing cycle. If you have any questions about your billing, please contact Customer Service.

What Goes Where & More

Program and Sorting Guidance

Newsletters

Bin Labels

Regulatory Requirements

MANDATORY SERVICE: The Sand City municipal code requires all businesses to subscribe to weekly garbage collection services. The State of California requires businesses subscribe to recycling and organics collection services.

MANDATORY RECYCLING: California Assembly Bill 341 (AB 341) became effective July 1, 2012. AB 341 mandates recycling for all businesses producing 4 cubic yards or more of garbage per week. Subscribing to recyclable materials collection services through GreenWaste will help ensure compliance with AB 341.

MANDATORY ORGANICS RECYCLING: California Assembly Bill 1826 (AB1826) was signed into law in 2014, mandating organics recycling for businesses in California. All businesses in California producing 2 cubic yards or more of total generated material per week are required to subscribe to organic material collection services. Subscribing to food waste collection services through GreenWaste will help ensure compliance with AB 1826.

MONTEREY BAY AREA GREEN BUSINESS PROGRAM: Put your waste reduction efforts to good use with the Monterey County Green Business Program; an opportunity to implement green practices, receive onsite technical assistance, join the green business community and receive recognition from your local municipality. By creating an advanced waste reduction and recycling program you are on your way to being certified “green”. Businesses must be in compliance with all regulations and meet program standards for conserving resources, preventing pollution, and minimizing waste.

SHORT-LIVED CLIMATE POLLUTANT REDUCTION STRATEGY: California Senate Bill 1383, effective January a1, 2022, requires all Californians to subscribe to their jurisdiction’s organics curbside collection service.

For Sand City businesses, GreenWaste provides a source separated organics stream (Green Container). Food scraps and food soiled paper are composted from the Green Container at the MRWMD. 

Businesses are required to provide properly labeled and/or color-coded containers in all areas where disposal containers are provided, except in restrooms. Annually, businesses must educate employees, contractors, customers, and tenants on how to properly sort organic waste, and all of these users are required to properly sort these materials into the correct containers.

GreenWaste offers temporary and permanent roll-off services for large quantities of mixed and source-separated materials. Roll-off box rates vary by container size and material type and weight. Materials accepted include, but are not limited to:

Recyclable Materials

  • Glass
  • Plastics
  • Paper
  • Metals
  • Wood

NOTE: Treated Wood Waste is NOT accepted (DTSC)

Construction & Demolition Debris

  • Asphalt
  • Building materials
  • Debris and rubble
  • Dirt and soil
  • Carpet and carpet padding
  • Concrete
  • Lumber
  • Packaging
  • Pallets
  • Rock
  • Rubbish
  • Sheetrock

Landscape Materials

  • Dirt and soil
  • Landscape debris
  • Tanbark
  • Yard Trimmings
  • Wood waste (unpainted/untreated)

Roll-off box sizes range from 10 yard to 40 yards. Delivery and pick-up is available up to five (5) days per week on a Monday through Friday schedule. For additional information or to order a drop box, please contact Customer Service.

Processing & Disposal Summary

GreenWaste vehicles deliver all material collected in Sand City to the Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) in Marina for processing and/or disposal.

GreenWaste Grey Cart GARBAGE is delivered to the MRWMD landfill for disposal.
GreenWaste Blue Cart RECYCLABLE MATERIALS are delivered to the MRWMD Materials Recovery Facility for processing.
GreenWaste Green Cart ORGANICS are delivered to the MRWMD for composting.
Debris Box C&D DEBRIS is delivered to the MRWMD Materials Recovery Facility for processing.

Local Community Contacts

GreenWaste Recovery, LLC

14207 Del Monte Blvd.
Marina, CA 93933

Hours:
8AM – 4PM

Mailing Address:
GreenWaste Recovery, LLC
P.O. Box 1928
Marina, CA 93933

Phone:
Customer Service: 831-920-6707 
Toll Free: 877-203-8970 

City of Sand City

1 Sylvan Park
Sand City, CA 93955

831-394-3054| Main Phone

 

Monterey Regional Waste Management District

14201 Del Monte Blvd.
Marina, CA 93933

831-384-5313 | Main Phone

www.mrwmd.org | Recycling, composting, landfill, hhw, and sharps information

Monterey County Environmental Health

831-755-4511 | Main Phone