About the state waste plan

The State Solid and Hazardous Waste Plan guides the management of waste and materials in Washington. Similar to how local governments are required to update their solid waste plans every five years, the state tries to do the same.

Plan update process

The state plan update process includes two opportunities for public comment. The first opportunity was on a first partial draft, which is now complete. 

Read the comment summary on the first draft

A full second draft will be available for comments soon. Sign up for our waste plan listserv to stay informed.

Comments received on the second draft will inform the final finished plan update.

State plan history

Earlier versions of the plan include: