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SWACO Events

  1. EXTENDED- Event Waste Reduction Grant - Apps due Jan 31 2018 by 5pm

    October 6, 2017 - January 31, 2018, 5:00 PM

    The 2018 EWR Grant is a competitive grant program that provides reimbursement funding for activities that increase reuse, recycling and composting, as well as diversion-related outreach and education activities at public events. Applications for the 2018 Event Waste Reduction Grant program are due by 5p on Friday, January 31, 2018. Grants will be awarded in February 2018. Awarded projects will commence on March 1, 2018, and shall be completed by December 31, 2018. Please visit our website for complete details on eligibility and to download the application package. The purpose of this program is to assist event organizers in establishing sustainable waste reduction and diversion activities. By implementing sustainable, environmentally conscious methods of waste reduction and diversion, Central Ohio’s events can successfully reduce the amount of solid waste materials generated and divert recyclable and compostable materials from the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill.

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  2. Pharmaceutical Collection Day (Dry Pills Only)

    October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Participating local law enforcement agencies and Kroger stores (check SWACO website on 10/01/17 for a detailed list of drop-off locations)

    Bring your dry pills only for proper disposal. Other medical waste must be disposed of in another manner. If you can't make it to this event there are other options for safe disposal. In Franklin County there are several permanent Prescription Drug Drop-Off locations for your convenience. Each location accepts dry, prescription pills. If you have other items such as liquid medicines, inhalers, needles, creams, or patches, please verify that they are accepted by calling first. See SWACO website for locations.

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