1. Celebrate Halloween & Keep Bags Out of the Landfill

    In 2017, SWACO awarded $25,000 to six local events. It was under this program that Destination Hilliard received $2,000 to purchase 3,000 reusable cloth bags to give to youth participating in the Old Hilliard Halloween Haunt. Read on...
  2. Columbus and SWACO to Host 4th Annual Green Purge Event on October 21, 2017

    One Stop Drop for Hard to Recycle Household Items Read on...
  3. Executive Director Fall Update: Ty Marsh

    The development of a three-year plan, increasing the diversion rate beyond 46.5%, and measuring the economic impact of the local recycling industry, SWACO continues to pave new ground. 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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