SWACO operates a recycling drop-off program to serve Franklin County residents. Materials accepted through the Recycling Drop-Off Program are listed below. In 2016, over 8,500 tons of recyclable material was diverted from the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill through this program.
The following items are not currently accepted through this recycling program.
Plastic: Containers that DO NOT have a bottle neck or a base larger than the top. For example, yogurt cups, butter tubs, drinking cups, disposable storage containers, toys, plastic bags, plastic films and bubble wrap, and plastic utensils. Note: Polystyrene foam or "Styrofoam" egg cartons, plates, cups, etc. are NOT accepted.
Glass: Ceramics, window or drinking glass, light bulbs and any other glass not in the shape of a bottle or jar.
Paper: Cups, plates, egg cartons, tissues, etc.
Drink Pouches: Made of or lined with foil and plastic.
Metals: Coat hangers, steel scraps and any other metal not in the shape of a container.