The Insider

16
Apr

WACSWM Wants to Clean Up Recycling

  Ellensburg, WA (April 16, 2018) – The Washington Association of County Solid Waste Managers (WACSWM) held a statewide meeting in Ellensburg April 11 and 12 to discuss issues related to solid waste and recycling. This year, industry partners in Washington have been meeting to discuss the impacts of the ban on certain recyclable material exported to China. Originally called

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6
Apr

Help Create an Alzheimer Cafe Today!

Alzheimer’s Cafes create stigma-free social gatherings for people suffering from dementia and their families to enjoy.  Over 100,000 people in Washington State live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and another 300,000 people care for a loved one with dementia. While people with dementia and their loved ones remain a vital part of the community, they often experience social isolation.

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16
Mar

Past President Blog

Past President Commissioner Obie O’Brien shares some insights about being the president of WSAC during the 2016 calendar year. Commissioner Blair Brady was elected in November to take over the role of WSAC President for the 2017 calendar year. The following was written by Commissioner O’Brien. As I look back over a very quick 12 months I am reminded how

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16
Mar

Case to Ban Marijuana Stands

Clark County’s authority to ban the retail sale of marijuana stands March 13, 2018 – The Division II of the Court of Appeals published its opinion finding that Clark County can lawfully ban the retail sale of marijuana within its incorporated areas. Clark County passed an ordinance which banned the retail sale of recreational marijuana within unincorporated Clark County. Subsequently,

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