Community Assistance Program

Has your community’s recycling rate gone down or stalled? We can help. Contact us today to get back on the road to higher rates of waste reduction, reuse and recycling.  

SWACO stands ready with our community assistance program to help the 41 communities in our district with new, creative, and effective ways to increase recycling. We can provide technical assistance and resources to save money and increase curbside recycling rates. SWACO representatives are available to meet with you and your representatives.

Please contact: 614-801-6408 or communities@swaco.org to schedule a meeting.


Who do we serve?

Cities:
Bexley, Canal Winchester, Columbus, Dublin, Gahanna, Grandview Heights, Groveport, Grove City, Hilliard, New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Westerville, Whitehall, Worthington
 
Townships:
Blendon, Brown, Clinton, Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Mifflin, Norwich, Perry, Plain, Pleasant, Prairie, Sharon, Truro, Washington

Villages:
Brice, Harrisburg, Lockbourne, Marble Cliff, Minerva Park, Obetz, Riverlea, Urbancrest, Valleyview
 
Download the Solid Waste District Map


How can we help?

Re-TRAC Connect
Powerful, FREE, web-based tool to track waste and recycling numbers in Central Ohio!

SWACO offers an on-line reporting system called Re-TRAC Connect for communities to report and track their recycling efforts. To register or login to Re-TRAC Connect visit the link above.

Community Consortiums
In an effort to increase diversion, SWACO provides communities with technical assistance for the public bidding and award of their solid waste and recycling contracts. Key features of this program include collaborating to negotiate solid waste disposal, and commingled curbside recycling and yard waste collection for a residents at a competitive rate.

Community Waste Reduction Grants
Currently, between 60-70-percent of the waste that is generated by Franklin County residence could be recycled. SWACO's Grants Program is comprised of two individual grants - Event Waste Reduction Grant and Community Waste Reduction Grant - to support the recycling efforts of local non-profit, governmental partners, and local event and festival organizers by providing financial support to help offset the costs of these efforts.

Recycle E-waste
Electronic waste (E-waste) is the fastest growing waste producing sector in the United States. Let us help you safely recycle and dispose of the e-waste you generate.


Contact Us Today

Please contact 614-801-6408 or communities@swaco.org with questions or to learn more!