During SWACO's February board meeting, Vice Chair Ken Wilson, presented the City of Whitehall a Certificate of Excellence in Sustainability recognizing their recent efforts to implement a new curbside waste and recycling program which resulted in a number of improvements including:
- 95% curbside recycling program participation rate compared with 26% in 2021
- 21% decrease in trash tonnage compared to 2020
- 85% increase in recycling tons compared to 2020
- 12% reduction in trash
Congratulations to Mayor Maggard and the entire City of Whitehall on their success!