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Participating in Local and National Conversations

SWACO is creating and participating in the dialogue at key organizations near and far - The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission Summit on Sustainability, National Municipal Roundtable, and GroveCity2050 to name a few. Read More »

Getting the Word Out - Festivals and Food

SWACO is working hard to make central Ohio a leader by turning up the volume on issues involving diversion and waste reduction and providing program grants to put it into action. Read More »

SWACO in the Community

SWACO employees volunteer during Earth Day activities, meet with Columbus Foundation representatives, graduate from Leadership Columbus and meet with Sam Hendren of WOSU to answer the question – What happens to my Trash?  Read More »

Grants Program to Advance Central Ohio as Leader in Waste Reduction, Recycling

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio is seeking applicants for the Community Waste Reduction (CWR) Grant Program, a competitive grant program that is open to all non-profits and government organizations in Franklin County. Read More »

News Highlights

Executive Director Update: Ty Marsh

SWACO is leading three major public processes that strive to reduce the cost of waste disposal, increase technologies to recycle more and generate income, and extend the life of the landfill beyond the next two generations. The results of two studies will assist SWACO in moving forward. Read More »

SWACO, Battelle Release Report Assessing Best Practices for Recouping Value of Landfilled Recyclables

Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) has partnered with Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization to conduct a three phased study to assess the technology options available for waste disposal and diversion, identify the most viable and beneficial options for Franklin County, provide a planning and implementation strategy for the recommended options and provide ongoing technical support. Read More »

Special Recycling Activities Announced

Plastic bags, household hazardous waste, prescription medications and political yard signs all have one thing in common – they can be easily recycled. Mark your calendar for these upcoming community drop-off opportunities. Read More »

Get the Scoop on Fall Recycling

The fall months provide an opportunity to focus on recycling, especially yard waste. SWACO dedicates $1.5 million annually to provide for the composting of yard waste collected by Franklin County residents and businesses. Compost, curbside and drop-off options are available. Read More »

Board of Trustees

NEXT BOARD MEETING
September 6, 2016
4239 London Groveport Road
Grove City, Ohio 43123
(614) 871-5100
Time: 2:30 p.m.

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