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Earth Day Ideas

Get involved this Earth Day. Read More »

Earth Week in Columbus - April 8 through April 15

Since 2007, thanks to Green Columbus, this area has benefited from more than 100,000 hours of resident “green” service. Read More »

Earth Day - April 22, 2017

Every year, since 1970, there have been sustainable and earth focused activities during the month of April, and especially on April 22 - Earth Day. Read More »

It's Spring

Simple tips to be green this Spring Read More »

Outdated Political Signs' New Message: Recycle

ThisWeek Community News story on efforts by SWACO and partners to help residents recycle yard signs following the November General Election. Read More »

On America Recycles Day, SWACO Announces New Record for Recycling in Franklin County

Franklin County's recycling rate reaches 40-percent, a record high for the community. Read More »

Dispatch Editorial: Here's A Switch: Cheaper Government

SWACO's proposal to reduce the rate to tip waste at the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill was recently acknowledged by the Columbus Dispatch on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Read More »

Recycling Plan Could Extend Life of Franklin County Landfill

The Columbus Dispatch reports, 'A plan that could lower garbage fees, extend the life of the Franklin County landfill and generate $40 million annually has officials excited, but because similar plans previously fizzled, this one is being greeted with judicious hopefulness.' Read More »

SWACO, Columbus Launch New Initiative to Increase Plastic Bag Recycling and Reuse

New Bring Me Back program promotes the proper recycling and reuse of plastic bags Read More »

Neighborhood Drop Off Recycling program changing following careful evaluation

Like any business or government agency, we strive to ensure that programs are run safely, efficiently and make the best use of resources. To that end, our Drop Off Recycling Program – like many long-standing SWACO programs, has been under review and evaluation.

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