1. Grant to Help Divert Final Four Event Generated Waste from County Landfill

    During the event, the GCCC and SWACO will be providing guests with the ease of discarding bottles and cans in designated containers in the concourse and exhibit halls. This will assist the facility in reducing the tons of waste sent to the local landfill. Additional Info...
  2. Poll Shows Positive Views on Recycling in Central Ohio

    First-of-its-kind survey will be used to inform future program offerings Read on...
  3. Columbus Pursues "Evergreen" Sustainability Certification for 2018 NCAA Women's Final Four

    SWACO and partners support Columbus' efforts to become the first Women’s Final Four host city to receive a sustainability certification since 2008, pursuing the “Evergreen” status, the highest level given by the Council for Responsible Sport. Read on...
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  1. SWACO working hard to keep Central Ohio beautiful

    "SWACO continues to provide leadership, education, and resources to increase recycling throughout our community. The 2017 Solid Waste Management Plan is a blueprint for a healthy future in Franklin County." John O'Grady, Franklin County Commissioner
  2. What we're about

    "What we're about is public health and safety, ensuring that we dispose of the waste within Franklin County in a way that's environmentally and financially responsible." Ty Marsh, SWACO's Executive Director in an interview with the Columbus Dispatch
  3. The tour was great!

    "I now have a better understanding of just how important landfills are, how they operate, and what goals they have to set in order to make practical improvements now and in the future." Columbus State Community College Student
  4. SWACO is a good neighbor

    “SWACO has been a very good neighbor to Pleasant Township. They operate the landfill in a way that is safe, accountable, and protective of the public health and environment.” Pleasant Township Board of Trustees
  5. The new website is a great resource

    "SWACO's new, redesigned layout is user-friendly and easy to navigate. I can now find the information I'm looking for without digging through layers of webpages. Thank you!" Matt B., Clintonville Resident
  6. SWACO is a community assest

    "Our rapidly growing region requires careful planning and sustainable resources. SWACO brings both of these assets to our region." Kenny McDonald, Columbus2020
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