To provide information regarding Atlantic County's various advisory boards and commissions including membership details and application.

Solid Waste Advisory Council

Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC): The function of the SWAC is to assist the county in the development and formulation of the Solid Waste Management Plan for the County of Atlantic required by N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq., to assist in the biennial review of the plan required by statute and to provide advice and assistance to county officers and agencies on any other matter concerning solid waste as such officers and agencies, through the County Executive, may request. To assist the SWAC in performing its functions, the agency or agencies responsible for implementing the Solid Waste Management Plan shall have a representative present at each regularly or specially scheduled meeting of the SWAC in order to provide information on implementation activities. The (SWAC) members shall consist of persons 1) engaged in or have a background in environmental management activities; 2) engaged in the collection and disposal of solid waste; 3)representatives of industries or businesses which are major waste generators or major energy users; and 4) citizens residing in Atlantic County. MEETINGS: The SWAC meets on an as needed basis. The meetings are usually held in the evening on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Anthony Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township.

Total Number of Members Allowed: 25
Number of Vacancies:  11

3-year term commencing January 1

Commissioner Member: Commissioner  James A. Bertino
Staff Person:  Brian Walters


Chairperson:  Franz Adler

Toro Aboderin
Rob Allen , Public Sector Services
Monte Chase
Kathy  Chasey
Erland Chau
Lou DeFeo
Anthony M. Edge
John Heinz, Jr.
John Houck
James House
Alex Marino
Leigh Ann Napoli
Richard Ricciardi

The Atlantic County Solid Waste Advisory Council Meeting scheduled for January 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm will be held remotely. 

The public may join the meeting remotely by clicking on the link below or by phone at 1-408-418-9388 and enter access code 132 599 7214.

For any questions or for more information contact Brian Walters at 609-645-5898 or

Meeting link:

Most advisory boards are open to Atlantic County residents. If you are interested in volunteering to serve on this or any other Board or Commission you may apply online or by mail. Follow this link to apply or download an application, Advisory Board or Commission Application

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