Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Regular Meetings

  • Meetings are hosted and recorded online via Microsoft Teams. Recordings are made available in the table below for future viewing. Please contact Jo-Anne Antoun at least one week prior to scheduled meetings to request a meeting login.
  • Public comments can be submitted to the contact email below, no later than 12:00 p.m. the day prior to the meeting--please place "SWAC Meeting Comments" in the subject line.
  • Contact: Jo-Anne Antoun at (425) 388-6489 or email at Jo-Anne.Antoun@snoco.org

Meeting Dates

Discussion Topics

Meeting Documents

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Recording

  • Glossary (Appendix A)
  • Waste Quantities (Appendix D)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Recording


  • Waste collection
  • Transfer system
  • Energy from Waste (EfW)
  • Waste disposal
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Recording
  • Energy from Waste (EfW)
  • Waste prevention
  • Organics
  • Recycling
  • Contamination Reduction and Outreach Plans (CROPs) (Appendix H)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Recording


  • Climate change
  • Administration
  • Outreach
  • MRW (Moderate Risk Waste) Plan

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Recording

  • Volume 1
  • Appendices and Tech Memo's

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Solid Waste Comprehensive Plan Public Comment

Additional meetings will be scheduled approximately every other month.

All SWAC Meeting Recordings


Opening Details

  • Number of Current Openings:
    • Five Openings, each representing the unincorporated area of one of the five county council districts
    • Twelve Openings, representing the following cities (Monroe, Darrington, Gold Bar, Index, Lake Stevens, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood, Sultan, Woodway)
    • The members shall be recommended by the executive and appointed by the county council
    • The executive shall recommend candidates representing a spectrum of citizens, public interest groups and businesses
  • Opening Date: Open continuous
  • Type of Board: Regular
  • Application Requirements: Resume, Snohomish County Boards and Commissions Form, Solid Waste form. 
  • Where to Apply:
    • County Executive Office
      3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 407
      Everett, WA 98201
      Fax: 425-388-3434

General Description of Board Duties

Snohomish County Code Chapter 7.34. The Snohomish County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is established, to be comprised of a county-wide group of representatives of municipalities, citizens, and industry, to assist in the development of programs and policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal and to review and comment upon proposed rules, policies, or ordinances prior to their adoption.

The committee shall:

  • Coordinate the exchange of information on solid waste and resource recovery issues between Snohomish County and the municipalities, citizens and industries of Snohomish County.
  • Provide policy recommendations to Snohomish county on solid waste and resource recovery issues which reflect both the needs and most appropriate use of resources of the citizens of Snohomish County that meet the requirements of safe, cost effective and environmentally acceptable solid waste disposal and recovery.
  • Review and provide comments on plans prepared by the Solid Waste Division of the Snohomish County Department of Public Works for implementing features of the solid waste management program, including disposal and recovery operations.

Qualifications & Restrictions

  • Candidates shall be residents of Snohomish County or firms licensed to do business in Snohomish County.
  • Length of Term: Two years