1. 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...
  2. P&G, Rumpke and SWACO Provide Update on the State of Recycling in Central Ohio

    Over the past year, global markets for recyclables have shifted causing a rippling effect that has hindered recycling programs across the country. Thankfully, recycling remains alive and well in Franklin County. Read on...
  3. Dublin Irish Festival Doubles Its Recycling in Two Short Years

    Central Ohio has reached a 50% diversion rate and events like the Dublin Irish Festival are helping to lead the way by doubling their recycling efforts in as little as 2 years. 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. SWACO working hard to keep Central Ohio beautiful

    "SWACO continues to provide leadership, education, and resources to increase recycling throughout our community. The 2017 Solid Waste Management Plan is a blueprint for a healthy future in Franklin County." John O'Grady, Franklin County Commissioner
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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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