Solid Waste

2015 WSACE Program/Project Manager of the Year Award


  • Awarded by: Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE)
  • Description: Solid Waste Division Director Matt Zybas, was nominated by county colleagues and recognized by WSACE for his outstanding leadership and service in the emergency response and debris removal following the SR 530 landslide. Within the first week after the SR 530 landslide, Matt worked with a group of 30 people consisting of federal, state, and local agencies through a strategy discussion on how to begin cleanup and recovery efforts. Snohomish County, with Matt’s leadership, the help of construction, archaeology and spotting, and monitoring and inspection contractors, successfully completed the project early and under budget.
  • Recipient: Matt Zybas, Solid Waste Division Director
 Matt Zybas

2008 Built Green Pioneer Award


  • Awarded by: Built Green-Master Builders of King and Snohomish County
  • Description: In recognition of her efforts in developing and maintaining the Built Green Program, helping create the Sustainable Development Task Force and helping to bring the Built Green conference to Everett.
  • Recipient: Deanna Carveth, Project Manager
Deanna Carveth

2007 American In-house Design Award


  • Awarded by: Graphic Design USA
  • Description: Solid Waste Conservation Guides for Restaurants Materials
  • Recipient: Deb Harvey, Graphic Designer
Restaurant Conservation Guides