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Where new chief is taking SWACO

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Under new management, SWACO making progress

Columbus Dispatch Editorial, 1/14/16

Information

For More information:
Kristi Higginbotham, Outreach and Programs Manager
kristi.higginbotham@swaco.org
614-871-5100

Location:
4239 London-Groveport Rd
Grove City, Ohio 43123
614-871-5100

Administrative Office Hours Only:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Major Holidays

Directions:
From downtown Columbus, take interstate 71 south towards Grove City.  Exit 97 ( London- Groveport Road) and turn right.  Head west to the SWACO Administration Office Building, located at the corner of London-Groveport Road and Young Road, about 1 mile off of the interstate.
SWACO offers a number of environmental education programs and resources to Franklin County teachers, students and residents.

Tour the Landfill:

Are you looking for a different type of field trip that students are sure to remember and learn valuable environmental and ecological lessons from? Come and tour the landfill. Learn more here.

Download Classroom Resources:

Activities, lessons, and fact sheets focus on solid waste reduction and resource conservation. Learn more here.

Teacher Workshops and Resources:

Each year SWACO partners with Central Ohio organizations in providing teacher workshops.  There is also a wide array of environmental resources available at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Learn more here.

Kids Corner:

Click here to play games and download a cartoon.

SWACO Grants Program:

For more information on how to apply for a SWACO Grant click here.



SWACO Mission

To improve the community's solid waste stream through effective reduction, recycling and disposal.

SWACO Guiding Principles:

  • COLLABORATE with our public and private partners
  • OPERATE with transparency, efficiency, and innovation
  • LEVERAGE the waste stream for economic benefit
  • CONTRIBUTE to a safe and healthy community