1. Executive Director Ty Marsh: SWACO Initiatives Have Significant Impact on Central Ohio

    SWACO’s 2018 Community Impact Report highlights the programs and activities that helped us achieve this record diversion rate and had a positive impact on Central Ohio. Read on...
  2. What's the Future of Recycling in Light of China's Ban on Imported Recyclable Materials?

    As you may have read or seen in the news, recycling programs across the country have suffered because of China’s policy banning imported recyclables. Fortunately, this ban has had very little effect on Franklin County’s recycling program. Read on...
  3. SWACO Considers Solar Project for Site of Closed Franklin County Landfill

    Following a land feasibility study commissioned in 2018, SWACO is working to identify a vendor to install a solar project at the closed Model Landfill to produce renewable energy for Franklin County communities. 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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