Workshops

SWACO provides waste reduction and diversion focused educational presentations and workshops for Franklin County stakeholders including:

  • Community, Organization, & University Groups
  • Corporate/ Business Teams
  • Government & Institutions 

Workshop content may be adapted for different age groups and lengths of time (30 - 90 minutes). 

Workshop topics include Recycling 101, Food Waste Prevention, and Vermicomposting. To schedule a presentation, email [email protected] 

Recycling 101 

Learn what, how, where, and why to recycle in Franklin County! What types of questions will be answered?

  • Why are certain items not accepted for recycling?
  • What happens after recyclables are collected? 
  • How much is Franklin County recycling v. landfilling?
  • Is bio-plastic really eco-friendly? 
  • How can I reduce my overall waste? 
Girl Recycling

Food Waste & Vermicomposting

Did you know almost 13% of materials landfilled in Franklin County during 2016 were food scraps? Learn how to reduce food waste and compost at your work or home with worms, it’s called vermicomposting! 

Vermicomposting is an easy way to reduce how much food you landfill, while using worm power to turn your food scraps into a rich soil additive. Content can be adapted for all age ranges. 

Email [email protected] today to schedule a presentation.