1. 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...
  2. Executive Director's Winter Update: Ty Marsh

    SWACO is beginning 2018 with great momentum – a higher diversion rate, firming up strategic goals for the future, responding to the public opinion poll, and securing a $51 million budget to support a greater level of service. Read on...
  3. 2018 Community Grant Recipients Announced

    In keeping with SWACO’s mission to improve the solid waste stream through effective reduction, recycling and safe disposal, SWACO has awarded $133,588.70 in competitive grant funding to eleven community projects. 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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