SWACO Update - Fall 2017

Fall 2017

SWACO E-Newsletter 2017
Ty Marsh_SWACO Exec. Dir.

Executive Director Update: Ty Marsh

The development of a three-year plan, increasing the diversion rate beyond 45%, and measuring the economic impact of the local recycling industry, SWACO continues to pave new ground. Read More


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SWACO Shares Best Practices, Donates Recycling Containers 

Continuing a 10-year partnership, SWACO recently assisted Columbus City Schools to improve their recycling. As the largest school district in the state, the recycling impact can be significant. Read More

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Take Waste Out of the Environment

Household hazardous waste and unused medications can all be easily recycled. Participate in upcoming community recycling events and learn about recent successes. Read More

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Fall Back...Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Fall is a great time to ‘fall back’ into better habits that will benefit the environment.  Before you place it in the trash, check out the recycling bin, a donation center, or the compost pile. Read More

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Waste and Recycling Haulers Update

SWACO provides haulers and recyclers with up-to-the minute news regarding fees, hours, equipment, safety and landfill construction. Check out news for this quarter.  Read More

Group Awardees

Regional and National Recognitions

The nomination from the National Waste & Recycling Association, and an individual Safety in Excellence award from the Solid Waste Association of North America, affirm SWACO’s commitment to safety and innovation partnerships. Read More

Business Meeting

Do Business With Us - November 2

Franklin County businesses are invited to attend a presentation to learn more about SWACO’s competitive bid process, contract compliance and the types of work available. Read More


MORPC Summit on Sustainability - November 14

SWACO will host a session on the Keys to Successful Recycling Programs during the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission’s signature environmental conference, the Summit on Sustainability. Read More

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New Drop-Off Recycling Locations

SWACO has added two new drop-off recycling locations in the Clintonville and Northland neighborhoods. Special thanks to The Soldiery and the Franklin County Department of Jobs and Family Services for their support. Read More

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Profile of a Future-Focused Mom

For Sarah Hazzard, a Columbus working mom, the landfill tour sparked a renewed sense of responsibility for her children’s future and the environment. Learn more about her simple approach. Read More


Join the SWACO Team 

Passionate about recycling, composting, the environment, or waste management? Visit the SWACO website to review open positions and apply today, we are hiring! Read More