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Outdated Political Signs' New Message: Recycle

ThisWeek Community News story on efforts by SWACO and partners to help residents recycle yard signs following the November General Election. Read More »

Dispatch Editorial: Here's A Switch: Cheaper Government

SWACO's proposal to reduce the rate to tip waste at the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill was recently acknowledged by the Columbus Dispatch on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Read More »

Recycling Plan Could Extend Life of Franklin County Landfill

The Columbus Dispatch reports, 'A plan that could lower garbage fees, extend the life of the Franklin County landfill and generate $40 million annually has officials excited, but because similar plans previously fizzled, this one is being greeted with judicious hopefulness.' Read More »

SWACO, Columbus Launch New Initiative to Increase Plastic Bag Recycling and Reuse

New Bring Me Back program promotes the proper recycling and reuse of plastic bags Read More »

Waste and Recycling Haulers Update

SWACO has created a new update to provide haulers with up-to-the-minute news, operational changes, recognition profiles, and trends in the industry. Check out news for this quarter with a feature on Rumpke Waste & Recycling.  Read More »

Morse Road Transfer Station Construction Begins

Demolition of the Morse Road Transfer Facility, 4260 Morse Rd, will begin Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2012. The building which houses the transfer facility is shared by the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and the City of Columbus. It will be demolished and reconstructed due to space, safety and environmental concerns. Construction will take place in five phases over the next two years. Read More »