1. SWACO Releases Plan to Cut Food Waste in Half by 2030

    Following nearly a year of community engagement and planning, Central Ohio now has a multi-faceted action plan to address food waste and leverage it for the region’s benefit. Read on...
  2. SWACO and COSI Launch New Recycling Exhibit for Families

    The Recycle Right, Make a Difference display is available as part of your general admission ticket to COSI. Read on...
  3. SWACO and Local Communities Roll Out New Recycling Carts to 38,000 Households in Franklin County

    Officials from Blendon Township and the cities of Westerville, Gahanna, Bexley and Reynoldsburg kicked off a new effort to deliver larger, more efficient recycling carts to more than 38,000 Franklin County homes. 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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