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Adams County Profile

Solid Waste and Health Jurisdiction Contact Information
Demographics
Non-Solid Waste Facilities and Institutions
Non-Profit Organizations
CPG Funding
Legislation & Planning Status for Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Management Plans
Solid Waste Activities
Recycling Locations
Solid Waste Haulers
Solid Waste Facilities
Disposal of Solid Waste
Feedstocks and Amounts Composted by Permitted Sites
HHW/CESQG Collection
Litter Collection/Prevention Programs

Incorporated Cities

MunicipalitiesPopulationLand Area (sq mi)Population Density (pop/sq mil)Estimated Date
Hatton 12/31/2009
Lind 12/31/2009
Othello 12/31/2009
Ritzville 12/31/2009
Washtucna 12/31/2009
Source: Office of Financial Management State of Washington Year 2000 Census

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County/City Contact Information

Solid Waste
Phone: Toll Free: Fax:
Solid Waste Website: www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/waste.asp
Annual Report Online:
Solid Waste Org Chart:

RoleFirst NameLast NameTitlePhoneEmail
Public Works DirectorToddO'BrienDirector509 659-3277 toddo@co.adams.wa.us
Solid Waste ManagerLorenWiltse 509 488-9441 lorenw@co.adams.wa.us
Health Department
Phone: 509 488-2031 Toll Free: Fax: 509 331-0030
Health Dept. Website: http://www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/temp_helth.asp

RoleFirst NameLast NameTitlePhoneEmail
Environmental Health DirectorBrentStensonEnvironmental Health Director509 488-2031 brents@co.adams.wa.us
Contacts by Specialty
Select from the list of roles and activities and click Submit to see a list of contacts.
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Adams County Demographics

Information based on the most recent data released by Office of Financial Management

Adams County Demographics

Estimated Date: 09/13/2007
Total Population: 17,600
Unincorporated Population:
Incorporated Population:
Population Density (persons per sq mile): 9.14
Land Area (sq miles):
Number of Households: 6,296
Per Capita Personal Income:
Households Below Poverty Level:

Washington State Demographics

Washington State Population: 6,874,165
Washington State Population density (Persons per sq mile): 96.3
Washington State Land Area (Square Miles): 71,342
Washington State Households: 2,763,947
Washington State Per Capita Income: Data unavailable
Source: Office of Financial Management State of Washington Year 2000 Census

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Other Facilities and Institutions (non Solid Waste)

No record found.

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Non-Profit Organizations

NO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOUND

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County CPG Funding

Please choose a CPG funding cycle:

Solid Waste and Health Department Budget
No budget information found.

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Legislation & Planning Status for Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Management Plans

For more information on statewide planning requirements, visit the Department of Ecology Planning Website.
To view solid waste management plans, go to the Resources section of the site and check the box next to Solid Waste Management Plan to search for plans posted on the site. If a plan is not posted, please contact the person listed below for information on obtaining their local plan.

Solid Waste Management Plan
Current: Yes
Ecology Approval Letter Date: 11/22/2006
Waste Reduction/Recycling Goal: 50% WR/R BY 2012
Status of Planning: Approved by Ecology
Implementation
Notes: Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan (CSWMP) updated April 2005. Hazardous Waste Plan (HW) is joint among Adams, Lincoln and Grant Counties. Plan is currently under review for minor amendments, mostly related to the county assuming control of transport for final disposal from transfer station.
Contact: Todd O'Brien
210 W Alder
Ritzville WA 99169
509 659-3277
toddo@co.adams.wa.us
Hazardous Waste Management Plan
Ecology Approval Letter Date: 01/28/1992
Combined with Solid Waste management Plan? No
Status of Planning: Implementation
Notes: MRW Plan is joint plan with Grant and Lincoln Counties, all of whom have developed their own MRW programs independently for at least a decade. Some joint advertising a promotion still occurs. Contact for these programs is transitioning as of 4/2013
Contact: Todd O'Brien
210 W Alder
Ritzville WA 99169
509 659-3277
toddo@co.adams.wa.us
Solid Waste Legislation
Ordinances
No Solid Waste ordinances found.

Resolutions
No Solid Waste resolutions found.

Other Legislation
No other Solid Waste legislation found.

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Solid Waste Activities by Category

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Green Building Details
Hazardous Substance Cleanup Site Details
Moderate Risk Waste Details
Organics Details
Planning Details
Solid Waste Enforcement Details
Waste Reduction and Recycling Details
  

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Recycling Locations and Materials Recycled

This data comes from the 1-800-RECYCLE database. If you see an error, please contact Michelle Payne at mdav461@ecy.wa.gov. For more information on recycling opportunities in your area, please visit 1800RECYCLE.WA.GOV or call 1-800-RECYCLE.

Materials Collected for Recycling in County

Material NameCounty
Acids (from households*)Adams
Aerosol cans (from households*)Adams
Alkaline batteries (from households*)Adams
Aluminum cansAdams
Antifreeze (from households*)Adams
Appliance, no cfcsAdams
Appliance, w/cfcsAdams
Bases (from households*)Adams
Business hazardous wasteAdams
Colored office paperAdams
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Number of Sites Accepting Specific Materials in County

Material NameNumber of SitesCounty
1PET-other2Adams
1PET-plastic bottles4Adams
2HDPE-colored plastic bottles4Adams
2HDPE-natural plastic bottles, jugs5Adams
2HDPE-plastic oil bottles1Adams
2HDPE-plastic tubs, cups2Adams
2or4-plastic bags3Adams
3PVC-plastic bottles1Adams
4LDPE-plastic bottles1Adams
5PP-other1Adams
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Materials Collected by Site for Recycling

 Site NameCityCounty
View Collected MaterialsAce Hardware Othello OthelloAdams
View Collected MaterialsAdams County Public WorksRitzvilleAdams
View Collected MaterialsBruce Transfer StationOthelloAdams
View Collected MaterialsCity of LindLindAdams
View Collected MaterialsCity of Othello Public WorksOthelloAdams
View Collected MaterialsCity of RitzvilleRitzvilleAdams
View Collected MaterialsCounty Maintenance ShopLindAdams
View Collected MaterialsCounty Maintenance ShopOthelloAdams
View Collected MaterialsCounty Maintenance ShopWashtucnaAdams
View Collected MaterialsCounty Maintenance ShopRitzvilleAdams
View Collected MaterialsDrop-box behind City ShopLindAdams
View Collected MaterialsExperience Merchandise Thrift Store Othello Adams
View Collected MaterialsRecycling Drop Box WashtucnaAdams
View Collected MaterialsRecycling Drop-boxOthelloAdams
View Collected MaterialsRecycling Drop-box RitzvilleAdams
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Solid Waste Haulers

To view a map of UTC service areas by county, click here.


No hauler records found.

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Solid Waste Facilities For County

Facility TypeFacility NameStatusContact
Biosolids BS PUMPERS ActiveBOB COMPEAN
Biosolids Express Septic (Adams Co.) Combined with another permitDuane Jenks
Biosolids LIND WWTP ActiveJOSEPH PESSUTTI
Biosolids OTHELLO WWTP ActiveJIM LAIRD
Biosolids R&T Properties SMF ActiveROD HEIST
Biosolids RITZVILLE WWTP ActiveLARRY SWIFT
Biosolids WASHTUCNA WWTP ActiveJAY LASEN
Compost Facility Washtucna Compost ExemptSid Sullivan
Compost Facility Washtucna Compost ExemptSid Sullivan
Historic Landfill Batum Dump   
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Note: for updated information on possible enforcement actions regarding any of these facilities, please contact the jurisdictional health department.

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Disposal of Solid Waste

Disposal by site of solid waste generated in Adams County (reported in tons) - 2013

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Solid waste disposed within Adams County - includes out of county waste (reported in tons) - 2013

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Feedstocks and Amounts Composted by Permitted Sites

Amount composted by site, including feedstock type and county of origin, within (reported in tons) - 2013

No feed stock information is available for this county/city.

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HHW/CESQG Collection

MRW Moderate Risk Waste means solid waste that is limited to conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) waste and household hazardous waste (HHW).

HHW – Household Hazardous Waste means any waste which exhibits any of the properties of dangerous wastes that is exempt from regulation under chapter 70.105 RCW, Hazardous waste management, solely because the waste is generated by households. Household hazardous waste can also include other solid waste identified in the local hazardous waste management plan prepared pursuant to chapter 70.105 RCW, Hazardous waste management.

CESQG – Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator means a dangerous waste generator whose dangerous wastes are not subject to regulation under chapter 70.105 RCW, Hazardous waste management, solely because the waste is generated or accumulated in quantities below the threshold for regulation and meets the conditions prescribed in WAC 173-303-070 (8)(b).

Fixed facility means solid waste that is limited to conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) waste and household hazardous waste (HHW) as defined in this chapter.

Mobile Systems and Collection Events means activities conducted at a temporary location to collect moderate risk waste.

Disposed means waste was either treated or not treated before being sent to a permitted solid or hazardous waste landfill.

Recycled means transforming or remanufacturing waste materials into usable or marketable materials for use other than landfill disposal or incineration.

Incineration means a process of reducing the volume of solid waste operating under federal and state environmental laws and regulations by use of an enclosed device using controlled flame combustion.

Energy Recovery means a process operating under federal and state environmental laws and regulations for converting solid waste into usable energy and for reducing the volume of solid waste.

Reused means the reuse of waste materials without any processing of the material through an exchange program.

Note: the data is for the year of 2013 and numbers represented are in pounds.

Number of County Housing Units (OFM) Data unavailable
MRW lbs/Housing Unit (HHW + Used Oil) Data unavailable

Total Fixed Facility Collection Event
HHW Participants Data unavailable Data unavailable Data unavailable
CESQG Participants 0 0 0
% Participation - HHW only 0.000 0.000 0.000
HHW Cost/Participant 0.00 0.00 0.00

Fixed Facilities

Amount Collected (lbs) Disposition (lbs)
Disposed Recycled Energy Recovery Reused Incineration
Total HHW (not including Used Oil) 318.00 318.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Used Oil 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
CESQG 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
MRW Total 318.00 318.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Collection Events

Amount Collected (lbs) Disposition (lbs)
Disposed Recycled Energy Recovery Reused Incineration
Total HHW (not including Used Oil) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Used Oil 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
CESQG 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
MRW Total 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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Litter Collection/Prevention Programs

Litter and Illegal Dumping Collection Statistics

Hours represents crew supervisor and crew hours combined.

Miles represents the number of shoulder miles cleaned. (Think of a mile of road as having two shoulders, therefore representing two miles of road cleaned).

Acres represents the number of acres cleaned.

Illegal Dumps represents the number of illegal dump sites cleaned up.

Recycle lbs represents the number of lbs of litter and illegal dumped material that was recycled

Litter ProgramHoursMilesAcresNumber of DumpsLitter PoundsIllegal Dump PoundsRecycle PoundsTotal PoundsData Year
CLCP2712.00193.0025.008250221800346271682006
Total:2712.00193.0025.00825022180034627168 

Litter Contacts
OrganizationFirst NameLast Name