1. COVID-19 Update: Statement from Executive Director Ty Marsh

    All SWACO facilities will continue to remain open during our regular business hours to serve Franklin County residents and businesses. Read on...
  2. Study: 76% of Franklin County Waste Stream Could Be Diverted From Landfill

    The study, known as a waste characterization, was completed last year and conducted over the course of four seasons during which 39,000 pounds or material were collected and analyzed. Read on...
  3. Executive Director Ty Marsh: As Recycling Rate Climbs, SWACO Studies Will Inform Future Strategies

    In order to create a plan for reaching SWACO's goal of 75% diversion, SWACO has gathered current waste stream data to understand what residents are throwing away and recycling in order to identify opportunities for increasing diversion. Read on...
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  1. SWACO's Teacher Resources Are Spot On

    "I can't tell you how much I am impressed with SWACO's website and how much information is out there to us teachers. Please know how much I appreciate it and think you are spot on with educating us through your website!" A. Richards, Hilliard City Schools
  2. SWACO helps to solve recycling challenges

    “SWACO helped provide an aesthetically pleasing solution to an ongoing challenge we had with our recycling efforts,” said Josh Sarver, Senior Director of Experiences at COSI.
  3. Recycling is important

    "Recycling is an important part of development in Central Ohio," said James Schimmer, Director of Franklin County's Economic Development and Planning Dept.
  4. The tour was great!

    "I now have a better understanding of just how important landfills are, how they operate, and what goals they have to set in order to make practical improvements now and in the future." Columbus State Community College Student
  5. What we're about

    "What we're about is public health and safety, ensuring that we dispose of the waste within Franklin County in a way that's environmentally and financially responsible." Ty Marsh, SWACO's Executive Director in an interview with the Columbus Dispatch
  6. SWACO is a good neighbor

    “SWACO has been a very good neighbor to Pleasant Township. They operate the landfill in a way that is safe, accountable, and protective of the public health and environment.” Pleasant Township Board of Trustees
  7. The new website is a great resource

    "SWACO's new, redesigned layout is user-friendly and easy to navigate. I can now find the information I'm looking for without digging through layers of webpages. Thank you!" Matt B., Clintonville Resident
  8. SWACO is a community asset

    "Our rapidly growing region requires careful planning and sustainable resources. SWACO brings both of these assets to our region." Kenny McDonald, Columbus2020
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