State law (RCW 70.95) requires each county to plan for the management of solid waste, including waste reduction strategies and recycling programs. Our existing plan was created in 2000 and updated in 2008.
The draft supplement was developed with community input and will be reviewed and adopted by the County Council and 21 city and town councils.
facilitated the work of the project management team and was the primary
editor of the Supplement. The firm, with an office in downtown Tacoma,
specializes in community outreach, public involvement planning,
communications strategies, web design and development and graphic
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
The 19 members of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)
reviewed draft concept pieces as they were developed, asking tough and
necessary questions of staff and project team members and hosted
community conversations on the plan at their 2015 SWAC meetings.