Description: One of the nation’s premier battery recycling programs, Call2Recycle, has selected Snohomish County’s Solid Waste Division as a recipient of its 2016 Leader in Sustainability Award. The award recognizes the 100 top preforming Call2Recycle collection sites in their commitment to environmental preservation through battery recycling.
Recipient: Snohomish County Solid Waste Division
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
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
2007 American In-house Design Award
Awarded by: Graphic Design USA
Description: Solid Waste Conservation Guides for Restaurants Materials