Solid Waste Advisory Committee
The Solid Waste Advisory Committee’s (SWAC) work includes:
- Addressing policy issues in waste management: recycling, food/yard waste collection contracts, transfer stations, and waste prevention
- Advising SPU of its findings and recommendations
- Communicating with other governmental agencies about solid waste issues
Read our 2016 SWAC Work Plan (pdf) to learn more.
This committee usually meets every 1st Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please contact Sheryl Shapiro for the current meeting schedule. Members spend from 8 to 10 hours per month on committee work which includes: attending the monthly meeting, researching and commenting on specific issues or reports and participating in field trips.
Resources and background information
Sample Product Stewardship Letter – Batteries (pdf)
Sample Product Stewardship Letter – Paint (pdf)
Secure Medicine Return Letter – December, 2012 (pdf)
Council Consideration Letter – August 2012 (pdf)