provide adequate facilities for the safe handling,
collection and disposal of solid waste generated in the
County. to promote Reuse, Recycle, and Reduction
programs through effective communication, public
education and example"
Department operates six (6) residential convenience
centers at no charge to the County residents. These
facilities handle most of our citizens' solid waste
needs are are equipped with recycling containers for
glass, plastic, aluminum, tin, steel, newspaper,
magazines, mixed paper, cardboard, old
clothing/textiles, rechargeable batteries, used oil, oil
filters, antifreeze, used cooking oil, electronics,
fluorescent light bulbs and seasonal phone book and
Christmas tree recycling.
operate the St. Andrews Landfill Facility which ceased
land filling operations July 2001. Scrap metal, used
appliances, automotive batteries, gas cylinders, scrap
tires, yard waste, brush, land clearing and construction
debris rubble material and bulky loads are accepted.
Activities of these Divisions also include season
household hazardous waste and empty pesticide container
collection, ground water and gas monitoring programs.