1. Reduce Your Plastic Use with These Easy Swaps

    Plastic is highly recyclable yet it accounts for 17% of all the material in the Franklin County Landfill. These suggestions make it easy to swap out plastic you may be using with sustainable and reusable alternatives. Read on...
  2. Transfer Station Changes Enhance Safety

    SWACO Transfer Stations will no longer be able to accommodate small trucks, trailers, or box trucks. Only registered refuse vehicles will be permitted to use the facilities. Read on...
  3. America Recycles Day

    Franklin County Celebrates New Record High Rate of Recycling Read on...
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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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