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Plan Review Process

Public Comment

The Thurston County Public Works, Solid Waste Division accepted written comments on the preliminary draft of the Thurston County Solid Waste Management Plan (2017 Plan) from August 1, 2017 through September 5, 2017. A public meeting was also held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Building 1, Room 152 of the Thurston County Courthouse (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502). The public was invited to make verbal comments at this meeting. Comments Plan 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.

No public comments were received during the 36-day public review period.


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.

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Solid Waste Management Plan

Solid Waste Management Plan
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