About SWAC The Pierce County Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) serves in an advisory and technical capacity to the Pierce County Council and Pierce County Planning & Public Works on matters relating to management of recycling services and solid waste disposal.
The SWAC is composed of community members, solid waste and business professionals, members of public interest groups, and representatives of local governments.
You can help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. All interested community members, especially those from BIPOC, low-income, and other underserved communities, are encouraged to apply.
SWAC members serve a four-year term. Members are appointed by the Pierce County Executive and approved by the Pierce County Council.