BCWS’ Solid Waste Department is responsible for insuring all solid waste in Berkeley County is disposed of in a manner that protects the environment while insuring the health of its citizens and visitors. This responsibility is carried out by several professional staff members.
The solid waste management team consists of engineers, geologists, and certified managers of solid waste. They are responsible for reviewing all engineering and construction plans, ground water monitoring, air quality standards, insuring waste is being disposed of in accordance with SCDHEC regulations, and promoting recycling through education/community involvement.
Additional duties of the BCWS Solid Waste Department include managing emergency services during natural and manmade disasters.