The Committee consists of 14 members. Term length is 2 years.
The Solid Waste Planning Committee oversees the county solid waste plan and approves any modification to landfill sites, new transfer stations or new landfill sites. The makeup is described in the MDEQ Solid Waste Rules Part 115 and it is composed of county government officials, local government officials, solid waste industry employees, industrial waste generators, environmental interest groups, general public, and solid waste planning personnel. No per diem is paid.