The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) is a public agency overseen by 13 elected officials. We provide information and education about garbage and recycling, manage the county’s hazardous waste disposal programs, and enact resource management ordinances.

January 28, 2022, IWMA Executive Committee Meeting Agenda

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Letter from the District Attorney to NOT Release Records

Settlement Agreement

Final Report of Investigation

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