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Program Description

  Food Waste Organics Recycling

This program is designed to promote recycling of food scraps as part of the County's overall effort to increase recycling, and to reduce the amount of food waste within the County. The program includes initiatives to recycle food scraps and other acceptable organic materials, generated by the single-family residential, multi-family residential, and commercial sectors, through composting and/or other technologies; and to stimulate the demand for the finished recycled product by encouraging its use.

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 Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved6670001.00
Enhance: Increased Support for Commercial Organic Food Waste Program4890000.00
Decrease Cost: Elimination of One-time Organic Food Waste Capital Equipment Costs-250000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-1287200.00
FY20 Approved10022801.00