Commercial properties in the City of Monterey have the option to divert food scraps and certified compostable food ware to anaerobic digestion and compost through local hauler Monterey City Disposal Services.

MCDS can be reached at: Brenda Walter at or (831) 372-7977
or Tom Parola at or (831) 372-7977 Ext. 212

The MCDS Food Scrap Collection Flyer and Rates includes container sizes and rates.

MCDS also offers as part of its program: Switching out dirty carts or dumpsters for clean containers when needed.

Click here for more information on the City of Monterey Commercial Food Scrap Collection Program.

For further support in Monterey, contact Ted Terrasas, Sustainability Coordinator,