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Dane Pedersen Selected as Solid Waste Director


Buncombe County Government is pleased to announce that Dane Pedersen has been selected as Solid Waste Director. 

Dane has served Buncombe County for the past ten years, working in several departments. He has worked in multiple capacities including Erosion Control Technician, Planning Technician, Capital Projects Coordinator, Landfill Superintendent, Transfer Station Manager, and Operations/Project Manager. He brings the following academic and professional accreditations to the organization.

  • AAS Civil Engineering
  • AAS Geodetics
  • BS Industrial Engineering Tech.
  • MBA
  • Certified Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO)
  • Certified Manager of Transfer Station Systems (MOTS)
  • Licensed General Contractor

“I am thankful and excited for the opportunity to work alongside the talented people that comprise our Solid Waste Department,” notes Dane. Solid Waste Management is a very dynamic and critical function that helps to keep our community healthy and vibrant.”