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Small businesses, schools and non-profit organizations located within the MRWMD Service Area* and generating less than 27 gallons or 220 lbs. of hazardous waste per month, are classified as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG)

CESQGs are eligible to utilize the MRWMD hazardous waste collection program with the following conditions:

  • Must call in advance (831-384-5313, ext. 27) to receive approval for participation in the program, and to make appointments for drop-offs once approved.
  • Proof of residence or business address, EPA I.D. Number, and Hazardous Material number if required.
  • Businesses must be located within the MRWMD service area* and have proper I.D.
  • Businesses will be charged a fee ($25 labor charge plus fee for materials) to offset cost of processing.

For more information about the MRWMD Household Hazardous Waste Facility call (831)384-5313 ext. 27

For more information about CESQG and/or the laws which regulate HHW contact the Department of Toxic Substances Control at


Household Hazardous Waste Brochure

Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG) Fees & Appointment Form

*MRWMD Service Area Includes the following jurisdictions:

Moss Landing, Castroville, Marina, Seaside, Del Rey Oaks, Sand City, Monterey, Monterey-Salinas Highway area, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Unincorporated Carmel, Carmel Valley, Carmel Highlands, and Big Sur