|| October 8, 2014
|| Marshon Coppinger, Transfer Systems
|| 360.337.5783 or
Delays expected at Olympic View Transfer Station
Waste processing will be impacted
while new compactor is installed
(Port Orchard, WA)
Kitsap County is asking that the public avoid self-haul visits to the
Olympic View Transfer Station (OVTS) from October 26 to November 3, 2014.
During that time period, a new waste compactor will be installed, replacing
one that has been in place for over twelve years and has compacted over 2
million tons of Kitsap County’s garbage. Once operating, the new compactor
will allow more efficient onsite waste processing.
“Installing the new compactor will significantly limit Waste Management’s
ability to process waste during this installation period” said Transfer
Systems Manager, Marshon Coppinger. “Because of this, there will be more
congestion and lines will likely be very long. If there is too much waste to
process, an alternate area at OVTS may be needed, resulting in more traffic,
confusion, and challenges for the public.”
The County strongly encourages everyone to create less waste during this
time and reduce, reuse, and recycle whenever possible. Set aside the waste
you do produce and postpone your visit to OVTS until the work is complete.
If disposal of your waste cannot wait during this time, the County’s drop
off Recycling and Garbage Facilities (RAGFs) will be open during their
regularly scheduled operating hours. Be aware that disposal rates at the
RAGFs are higher in some cases and are calculated by volume instead of
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If you are unable to reach the contact person please
Doug Bear, Public Communications Manager
at 360.337.4598 for assistance.