Litter is a problem in our community.
Monterey County is one of the most beautiful spots in California yet
a trip on area roadways can reveal medians, roadsides, and parking
lots strewn with litter. Litter is not only an eyesore, it poses
health risks, impacts our coastal waters and is costly to cleanup.
The Monterey Regional Waste Management District has created this
website to help solve the problem and to recognize the great work
many businesses and civic groups are doing to help keep Monterey
Is Styrofoam Washing Up on Your
Litter Abatement Task Force of the Monterey Regional
Waste Management District has been studying the issue of
litter pollution on our beaches over the last three
years and developed a model ordinance intended to help
cities reduce the litter impacts caused by Expanded
Polystyrene (EPS) “Styrofoam” containers. [learn