Recycling Global Recycling Changes Trigger Potential Garbage Rate Increase In Monterey By Erika Mahoney • Apr 2, 2019 Erika Mahoney Listen Listening... / 1:39 Changes in the global recycling market are being felt locally. In the City of Monterey, garbage rates could go up. No More Plastic Bags In Curbside Recycling Bins By Erika Mahoney • Aug 15, 2018 Erika Mahoney Listen Listening... / 3:48 It’s getting harder to recycle plastic bags. A growing number of waste management districts in California have stopped accepting them as recyclables. The district serving the Monterey region is one of the latest to do so. Holiday Waste Highlights Challenge Of Moving Away From Landfills In California By Erika Mahoney • Jan 4, 2018 Erika Mahoney Listen Listening... / 3:40 We all create a lot more trash during the holidays. Keeping that out of the landfill is a big goal for the state of California, but it’s not going to be easy.