The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is comprised of a county-wide 11-member group of citizens, public interest groups, business, the waste management and recycling industries and local elected public officials (or their designees). The SWAC provides for coordination and information exchange between the groups about solid waste issues as well as providing ongoing public input and advice to Whatcom County on solid waste management issues. The meetings are open to the public.
The 4th Thursday in January, April, July, and October
The Advisory Committee is currently holding remote-only virtual public meetings.
Meetings are open to the public. Community members who attend may provide public comment on issues related to solid waste in Whatcom County.
The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) has 11 members: 8 Council-appointed members and 3 designees from the County and cities.
Eric Johnston, City of Bellingham
Carol Frazey, County Council
Kevin Renz, Small Cities
Vacant, Citizen with no financial ties to other included sectors
Lisa Friend, Citizen with no financial ties to other included sectors