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Plan Review Process

Want to comment?

The Thurston County Public Works, Solid Waste Division invites comments on the Thurston County Solid Waste Management Plan (2017 Plan). Comments are due by September 5, 2017. Written comments may be submitted by using the form below or by mail, addressed to: Thurston County Solid Waste Division, Attn: Solid Waste Manager, 9605 Tilley Road S, Suite B, Olympia, WA 98512. Please submit electronic comments regarding the plan no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2017; postmarks must be on or before September 5, 2017.

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Building 1 of the Thurston County Courthouse, Room 152 (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502). The public is invited to make verbal comments at this meeting.

Comments received from all sources will be considered in the production of the next draft, which will be prepared later this year and then offered for adoption by the town, cities, and Thurston County.

Background

Washington State law requires that each county, in cooperation with the cities located in the county prepare a coordinated, comprehensive solid waste management plan as outlined in RCW 70.95.080. The purpose is to plan for solid waste and materials reduction, collection, and handling, and management services and programs throughout the county and state. This plan was prepared with the assistance of the Thurston County Solid Waste Advisory Committee which included representatives the local jurisdictions in Thurston County, as well as citizens and other stakeholders.

This plan is also being reviewed by the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission, and the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Click on the thumbnail image to open the plan in a new tab in your browser. You may print or download the document to read as you prefer. After reading, return to this page to use the form to submit any comments that you might have. You may enter more than one form.

Solid Waste Management Plan

Solid Waste Management Plan
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After reviewing the plan, please use the form below to submit your comments.  

Contact us

For more information, please call  (360) 867-2279 or route an e-mail through ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us.

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