FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2021
Media Contact: Jennifer Hayden, Environmental Health Specialist
Whatcom County Health Department
Whatcom County Comprehensive
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Plan
Ready for Public Review
BELLINGHAM, WA – The 2021 Comprehensive Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Plan is open for public review. The plan was last updated in 2016 and is required to be updated every five years. It describes the current state of solid waste management in our county and provides direction for future waste management that is consistent with the priorities established by Washington State for waste reduction, waste recycling, energy recovery and incineration, and landfill. A draft of the 2021 Comprehensive Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Plan is available for public review at https://www.whatcomcounty.us/674/Solid-Waste-Management. Comments may be submitted via mail or email by November 20, 2021:
Email to: SolidWaste@co.whatcom.wa.us
Mail to: Whatcom County Health Department
ATTN: Jennifer Hayden
509 Girard St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
For inquiries, call Jennifer Hayden at: (360) 778-6036
This information is also available as a PDF.