Kitsap County, Squander Management signal on to settlement in excess of missed pickups

A settlement agreement between Kitsap County and Waste Management calls for the enterprise to spend an $83,150 great for skipped yard squander and recycling pickups in the summer time and tumble of 2021, when the business stated it was hampered by a lack of staff all through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The organization will also offer you credits worth $34,658.63 to household recycling and lawn squander clients who skilled missed pickups concerning July 1, 2021, and December 3, 2021, according to the settlement. Which is on major of what the enterprise said was $448,389.39 truly worth of credits it provided to Kitsap County household buyers for collections skipped from July to December as a end result of its driver scarcity.

The agreement — which has been signed on to by executives with Waste Management, an attorney in the point out Attorney General’s Office environment, a senior Kitsap County prosecuting attorney and Kitsap County commissioners — is subject matter to the approval of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC).