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Solid Waste Advisory Committee

SWAC Home Image 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 2014 SWAC Work Plan (pdf) to learn more.

Time Commitment

This committee meets every 1st Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 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.

SWAC Members

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)