Interested in working with the Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling Program on recycling and waste prevention topics? There are currently two ways to get involved — become a member of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee or an educator with the Master Recycler Program. For more information, contact the Solid Waste & Recycling Program or call 503-846-3605.
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
The ten-member Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding the County's regulation of the solid waste and recycling system. Recommendations are provided on issues including solid waste and recycling collection rate adjustments, disposal site agreements, administrative rule revisions and code changes.
The public is welcome to attend meetings. For meeting materials and other information go to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee webpage.