Solid Waste Advisory Committee

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee is charged with advising the Montgomery County Executive and Council on issues related to the collection, transportation, and storage of solid wastes and evaluates the County's solid waste management plan. SWAC was established by Montgomery County Code Chapter 48-38. The Committee is composed of 15 voting members and one ex-officio non-voting member representing the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). The membership includes representatives of the general public, the solid waste industry, business uses, and a representative of the Montgomery Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, who serve three-year terms without compensation. View member bios (PDF, 219KB).

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

There are no meetings in July, August, and December.

  • 2024 Minutes

  • January 10, 2024 - Minutes (TBA)

Meeting Schedule

  • Most meetings are held on Wednesday evenings. There are no meetings in July, August, and December. See detailed schedule for specific dates and locations.
  • Wednesday meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom
    • All meetings are open to the public.
  • To confirm meeting times and locations, contact Lisa Shine at 240-777-6459 or

Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than five business days prior to the meeting. If you need this or other services or aids to participate in a Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting, contact Lisa Shine at 240-777-6459 or