Posted on: June 12, 2017

Bring Me Back wins first place award

glass PRism award

SWACO and public relations firm, FrazierHeiby, win first place PRism award for the Bring Me Back program. 

Bring Me Back is an educational program which was launched last fall and is aimed at encouraging residents to recycle their plastic bags at ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Long-standing SWACO partnership honored

SWACO and Re-TRAC pose for picture

SWACO was recently recognized for our long-standing partnership with Re-TRAC Connect which makes capturing and reporting waste diversion activities in Franklin County easy and more accurate.

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

SWACO recognized for making safety a top priority

Director of Ops and others accept BWC safety award

Director of Operations and Maintenance Scott Perry recently accepted the 2016 Safety Achievement Award on behalf of all SWACO’s employees at the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation Safety Council Awards Banquet. Representatives from Harrison Township, TSTech ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Earth Day

Every year, since 1970, there have been sustainable and earth focused activities during the month of April, and especially on April 22 - Earth Day.

But do you know the history of how Earth Day came to be? In a nutshell…

U.S Senator Gaylord Nelson...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Earth Week in Columbus

Since 2007, thanks to Green Columbus, this area has benefited from more than 100,000 hours of resident “green” service.

Service sites vary in size from 5 to 300 volunteers, and range from neighborhood litter sweeps, community gardens, a...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

It's Spring!

Consider these simple tips this Spring to have even more green in your life.

  • Avoid the use of chemicals in the garden or on the lawn. They eventually end up in the water systems and can upset the delicate balance of lifecycles
  • Collect rainwater to water you...
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Posted on: June 1, 2017

SWACO is a valuable partner

"SWACO accomplishes their mission through programs, outreach and education in our community. The Chamber appreciates their commitment to environmental issues through innovative, strategic planning." Shawn Conrad, Director, Grove City Chamber

Posted on: April 5, 2017

SWACO is a community assest

"Our rapidly growing region requires careful planning and sustainable resources. SWACO brings both of these assets to our region." Kenny McDonald, Columbus2020

Posted on: April 5, 2017

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

Posted on: April 5, 2017

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

Posted on: April 5, 2017

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

Posted on: April 5, 2017

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