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Program Description

  Recycling Outreach And Education

This program provides for broadly educating everyone living, visiting, and working in the County about waste reduction, reuse, recycling, buying recycled products, backyard and on-site composting, and grasscycling, and the need to comply with applicable County laws. Public education is an important effort which supports solid waste program goals and ensures the success of recycling initiatives and progress to achieve the County's recycling goal.

Program Contacts

Contact Patty Bubar of the Division of Solid Waste Services at 240.777.7786 or Trevor Lobaugh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2763 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Percent of total municipal solid waste recycled 161.0%61.8%62.7%63.8%64.4%
Total recycling (tonnage)616,732633,060649,633668,865682,777
Single-family recycling (tonnages)256,552264,801270,988275,693276,949
1  This reporting is performed on a calendar year basis. CY18 data is a projection.

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved5781002.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.117630.00
FY20 Approved5898632.00