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SWACO Positioned for Future – A Message from Executive Director Ty Marsh

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) has undergone significant change over the past 18 months. Read More »

SWACO Consortiums Popular with Communities

For community representatives like Whitehall Service Director Zach Woodruff, or Dublin Operations Administrator Beth Lozier, the SWACO community consortium initiative can be a real financial boost to residents and/or city budgets. Read More »

SWACO Earns Ohio Green Fleet Designation

The Ohio Green Fleets program recognizes an organization’s fleet efficiency and environmental performance. Read More »

It’s Back to School for Teachers

SWACO recently partnered with Franklin County Metro Parks, Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District, and the City of Columbus Jackson Pike Waste Water Treatment Facility to provide teacher workshops and tours. Read More »

Participating in the Conversation

Director of Innovation and Programs Kyle O’Keefe, represented SWACO at the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) Summit on Sustainability. Read More »

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection a Success

SWACO, in conjunction with the City of Westerville, sponsored a mobile household hazardous waste collection event in September. Read More »

SWACO Sponsors Safe Disposal of Medications

SWACO in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), local businesses, law enforcement, and public health departments, sponsored a drug collection event in September 16 Franklin County locations. Read More »

Environmental Crimes Task Force Model for Others

Through the prevention of illegal dumping and littering activities, an estimated $3 million in annual cost savings is only one of the impacts to this community. Read More »

Take the Columbus Energy Challenge

The Columbus Energy Challenge is a free program for building owners or managers that makes achieving energy efficiency easy from start to finish.  Read More »

SWACO Profits from Methane Created by Landfill

The landfill gas-to-energy facility is now operational. This public-private partnership between SWACO and Aria Energy is transforming our once-wasted landfill gas by creating green energy, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and generating new revenue. Read More »