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Mission Statement

 " To 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"
 

The 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.

We also 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.

 

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