Solid Waste Advisory Council
The New Jersey Solid Waste Management Act (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq.) requires that a solid waste advisory council be appointed in each county to assist in the development and formulation of the district solid waste management plan and establishes minimum criteria for the composition of the council.
In accordance with the District Solid Waste Management Plan, the SWAC shall include, at a minimum, a mayor of one of the municipalities in the County that hosts a major solid waste disposal facility or their designee, a representative of the solid waste collection and disposal industry, a sludge generator, a municipal recycling coordinator, a member of the agricultural community, an environmentalist, a private citizen and County and State government officials.
SWAC meets on an as-needed basis to review, consider and advise the Board on proposed amendments and updates to the Plan and may meet on a regular schedule to consider matters relevant to solid waste and recycling planning in the County.
Mayor: Mayor or Designee, Township of Florence
Mayor or Designee, Township of Mansfield
Environmentalist: Nick Sodano
Solid Waste Collector: Becky Kasper, American Disposal Systems
Solid Waste Disposal: Plant Manager or Designee, Republic Services
Sludge Disposal: Owen Sheehan, WeCare Denali
POTW Operator: David Reich, Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority
Soil Conservation District: Robert Reitmeyer, Burlington County Soil Conservation District
Municipal Recycling Coordinator: Christy Osborne, Burlington Township
Agriculture: David Specca
Private Citizen: Eugene M. Fuzy
County Departments: Joseph T. Brickley or Designee, Public Works
Herb Conaway, MD or Designee, Health Department
Mary Pat Robbie, Resource Conservation
None at this time.
Agendas and directions to meeting locations will be made available prior to meetings.
For more information contact Laurie E. van Genderen, District Solid Waste Coordinator at (609) 499-1001, ext. 4306.