The Benton County Solid Waste District is a governmental agency responsible for assisting citizens with proper management of solid waste, including all the garbage and recoverable resources created by households, commercial sites (e.g. restaurants, offices, stores), and institutions (e.g. schools, museums, libraries).
To promote and support a high quality of life for the citizens of Benton County by providing a comprehensive, responsive, environmentally-safe, efficient, and cost-effective solid waste management program through the operation and over-sight of an integrated solid waste management system focused on aggressive reduction, reuse and recycling programs and proper disposal of all other solid waste materials.
The District supports integrated waste management options to safely and effectively manage municipal solid waste. An integrated waste management system focuses on the following concepts:
REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF SOLID WASTE GENERATED