PRESS RELEASE: The Exchange is working diligently with the County on finalizing the contract for operating the Orcas Island Transfer Station. The expected date for the hand-off from the County to The Exchange is April 30th.
We anticipate posting two positions – Scalehouse Attendant and Transfer Station Attendant – in the next week or so.
Change is underway with solid waste collection in San Juan County. As the county transitions out of day-to-day operations of the solid waste facilities, what does that mean to you? How can you get rid of your trash in a responsible manner? How can we all continue to recycle aggressively and reduce the amount of trash that we send to mainland landfills?
The Orcas Island Transfer station is open but charges are being determined using the per-can or volume-based system instead of weight. The scale was affected by Thursday night's thunderstorm. Repair services are scheduled for Saturday, July 14.