York County’s 25-year Municipal Waste Management Plan was approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on February 20, 2014.
The Authority appointed new Municipal Waste Advisory Committee members in June, 2011. The MWAC consists of individuals from all classes of municipalities, citizen organizations, private industry, solid waste businesses, and the recycling industry. These appointed individuals represent the interests of the community as stipulated by Section 503 (a) of Act 101 by providing input to the Authority as it updates the county Municipal Waste Management Plan.
Members appointed to the MWAC are: Linda Marshall representing townships of the first class; James Gross representing cities; John Holman, Delmar Hauck and Patricia Schaub representing townships of the second class; Dave Baldwin and Barbara Krebs representing boroughs; Scott Wagner representing the recycling industry; Mark Pergolese and Sophie Simon representing the solid waste industry; Phyllis Chant representing industry; Jim Leaman representing citizen organizations; Felicia Dell participating as an at-large member; Joseph Hoheneder, Authority board member and Gregg Pearson, Authority Recycling & Planning Division manager.
The Authority facilitates responsible solid waste management through an integrated strategy that emphasizes waste reduction, reuse, recycling and resource recovery. The Authority, through a Delegation Agreement with the County of York, is responsible for creating, updating and implementing waste management plans on behalf of the citizens of York County. For more on the Plan Update click on the document titles below. Information contained in these documents is preliminary and tentative and is subject to change and verification of data.