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Clark County Solid Waste Management Plan
Final Approved Plan (September 2015)


Clark County Solid Waste Management Plan 2015 (entire document)
(40 MB)
CCSWMP 2015 Update - Chapter
.PDF file
Cover and executive summary
1 - Introduction
2 - Administration
3 - Sustainable Materials Management
4 - Waste Prevention & Reduction
5 - Education & Promotion
6 - Waste Diversion
7 - Waste Collection
8 - Waste Transfer & Material Recovery
9 - Energy Recovery / Incineration
10 - Landfill Disposal
11 - Moderate Risk Waste
12 - Construction & Demolition Debris
13 - Organic Waste
14 - Special Waste
15 - Waste Monitoring & Performance Measurement
16 - Enforcement
17 - Funding & Finance
18 - Waste to Wealth: Economic Development
19 - Implementation Schedule
Appendix A - Acronyms & Definitions
Appendix B - SEPA Checklist and Determination
Appendix C - Washington Utilities and Transportation Cost Assessment Questionaire

Appendix D - Solid Waste Interlocal Agreements
(Agreements expire Dec. 31, 2021)

  • Battle Ground
  • Camas
  • La Center
  • Ridgefield
  • Washougal
  • Yacolt

(Agreement expires Dec. 31, 2016)



Appendix E - Solid Waste Management Plan Adopting Resolution (Clark County)

  • Battle Ground
  • Camas
  • La Center
  • Ridgefield
  • Vancouver
  • Washougal
  • Yacolt



Apprendix F - Regulations Applicable to the Regional Solid Waste Management Plan
Appendix G - Milestones for Solid Waste Management Plan
Appendix H - Public Involvement and Outreach Plan
Appendix I - 2012 Waste Stream Analysis for Clark County, Washington
Appendix J - The Solid Waste Data Report
Appendix K - Decision Tree for Assessing SWMP Applicability and Enforcement Status
Appendix L - Disposal Sites in Clark County
Appendix M - Siting Guidelines for Solid Waste Hauling Facilities
Appendix N - Leichner Landfill History
Appendix O - SWAC Participation


Research & Reports

2012 Solid Waste Data Report (PDF)

2012 Clark County Waste Stream Analysis (PDF)

2010 Solid Waste Annual Report (PDF)

2008 Solid Waste Annual Report (PDF)

2008 Clark County Waste Stream Analysis (PDF)

Curbside Recycling Pilot Project
Clark County Curbside Recycling Pilot Program Final Report  (PDF 10.5 MB)

Three Month Interim Report - Curbside Recycling Pilot Project  (PDF 2.1 MB)

Curbside Feasibility Study
Appendix A
Appendix B and C

2008 Clark County Solid Waste Management Plan (PDF)
Cover Page
Executive Summary
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Administration
Chapter 3 Sustainable Choices
Chapter 4 Waste Prevention and Reduction
Chapter 5 Education and Promotion
Chapter 6 Waste Diversion
Chapter 7 Waste Collection
Chapter 8 Waste Transfer and Material Recover System
Chapter 9 Energy Recovery and Incineration
Chapter 10 Landfill Disposal
Chapter 11 Moderate Risk Waste Plan
Chapter 12 Construction and Demolition Wastes
Chapter 13 Organic Wastes
Chapter 14 Special Wastes
Chapter 15 Waste Monitoring and Performance Measurement
Chapter 16 Enforcement
Chapter 17 Funding and Financing
Chapter 18 Implementation Schedule

Technical Appendices:
Table of Contents
Appendix A: SEPA 
Appendix B-1: WUTC Assessment
Appendix B-2: WUTC Assessment
Appendix C: Solid Waste Management Plan Planning Participation by the Solid Waste Advisory Commission 
Appendix D-1: Adopting Resolutions 
Appendix D-2: Adopting Resolutions 
Appendix E: Resolutions Adopting Solid Waste Management Plan  
Appendix F: Regulations Applicable to the Clark County Regional Solid Waste Management System 
Appendix G: Milestones for the Clark County Solid Waste Management System 
Appendix H-1: GIS Report - Clark County Section 
Appendix H-2: Demographics: Population - County 
Appendix H-3: Demographics: Population - Cities and Towns 
Appendix H-4: Demographics: Population: Census Tracts 
Appendix H-5: Demographics: Housing - County 
Appendix H-6 Demographics: Employment - County 
Appendix H-7 Demographics: Income - County 
Appendix H-8 Demographics: Taxable Retail Sales - County 
Appendix H-9 Demographics: School Enrollments - County 
Appendix H-10 Demographics: Agriculture - County 
Appendix H-11 Demographics: Transportation - County 
Appendix H-12 Appendix A - History of Clark, Skamania and Klickitat Counties 
Appendix I Waste Stream Analysis - Clark County Washington - 2008 Final Report 
Appendix J The Solid Waste Data Report 
Appendix K Special Waste Management Plan for Clark County 
Appendix L Abandoned and Closed Disposal Sites in Clark County 
Appendix M Siting Guidelines for Solid Waste Handling Facilities 
Appendix N Burn Ban Areas  

Supporting Materials

Hazardous Waste Generators
Subject Index
 (PDF - 87K)

Does My Business Generate Hazardous Waste? (PDF - 119K)

Obain A RCRA Site Identification Tag (PDF - 116K)

Know Where Your Drains Go (PDF - 93K)

Dangerous Waste Annual Report  (PDF - 79K)

Perform Preventive Maintenance

Properly Accumulate Hazardous Waste (PDF - 75K)

Plan For Emergencies (PDF - 99K)

Use Proper Containers (PDF - 77K)

Arrange For Proper Transportation And Disposal (PDF - 106K)

Manifest Shipments Of Hazardous Waste (PDF - 81K)

Keep Records Of Hazardous Waste Activity (PDF - 99K)

Clark County Environmental Services - Recycling and Solid Waste
Peter DuBois, Division Manager

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