LandfillThe Landfill Department provides waste disposal services for the county’s industrial, commercial, and residential sectors.

It receives yard waste, scrap tires, white goods, and recyclables and provides for proper disposal as well as enforces the county’s solid waste and recycling ordinances. It also manages contracts related to waste and recycling franchises.

Workload Measures: 2017/2018
Waste tonnage:
Recycling tonnage:
Updated 10/3/17

GOALSPROGRESS
95% of equipment used daily will receive preventative maintenance checks to help eliminate breakages and downtimecheck
Review and support with data the justification of introducing on-site Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program at Landfill, including necessary permits, hardware, and manpower. This program would eliminate the twice per year off-site HHW program that has taken place for several years. In Progress
Provide the necessary resources to initiate the engineering, permitting, and construction of a newly paved access road for commercial traffic which includes new dual-scale operations. This new design will eliminate an estimated loss of $100,000 per year due to stored net weight of commercial vehicles at single scale operation and decrease safety issues at the Convenience Center / Recycle Center / Scale Operations now in placecheck
Initiate automatic paperless billing for all commercial accounts via upgraded Waste Works software. New process includes use of debit and credit cards at both the Scale Operations and Convenience Center. This upgraded system will pair with the new Munis financial software being introduced in Finance in 2017/2018. check