Education

Recycling Tips for Your Back-to-School Routine

Recycling Tips for Back to School

As parents and students return to super busy fall routines with packing lunches, homework, school, sports and other extracurricular activities, we’re taking a moment to share the benefits of returning to the basics of reducing, reusing and recycling in Logan County. Incorporate these recycling tips into your back-to-school routine for an earth-friendly start to the school…

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17 Ways to Make an Eco-Friendly Home

Eco-Friendly Home

You don’t have to spend a lot of time, money or effort to make your house an eco-friendly home. You can start living a greener, more eco-conscious lifestyle right now. All it takes is a little planning and forethought to start reducing, reusing and recycling your way to a smaller carbon footprint. Follow these simple…

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12 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Shopper

Eco-Friendly Shopper

We all want to do our part in helping save the planet from plastic pollution, landfill overflow and trash-borne diseases. Here’s how you can do your part by becoming a little more eco-conscious the next time you go shopping and become a truly eco-friendly shopper: 12 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Shopper Ask yourself the…

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Campaign to Recycle More and Save Launches in Logan County

Recycle more and save in Logan County Ohio

The Logan County Solid Waste District this week announced the launch of an education campaign to encourage Logan County residents to recycle more and save money with the Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) trash program. Most Logan County residents can cut their trash by more than half when they recycle. “It’s a simple concept for our Pay-As-You-Throw customers,”…

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7 Ways to Save the Planet Every Day

7 Ways to Save the Planet Every Day

Did you know the United States is the number one trash-producing country in the world? Most of our trash ends up in landfills where some will last for hundreds of years before it degrades, if ever. Scientists speculate on how damaging this over-production of trash will be and are concerned with public health impacts and…

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Public Education

We want to know what YOU want to know! Here at the solid waste district we are dedicated to educating you on all of our programs as well as on environmental health in general. We recognize that our education efforts have not been readily available recently, and we are working on revamping our methods. This…

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Cherokee Run Landfill

The Cherokee Run Landfill is located on State Route 68 between Bellefontaine and Belle Center. This one of the cleanest and safest municipal solid waste landfills in the country, and the staff at Cherokee Run do their best to keep it this way. Cherokee Run has 105 gas extraction wells that collect the landfill gas…

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Landfills

The public often believes that landfills and dumps are the same. This is not the case. A dump can be described as an open hole where trash is buried irresponsibly with virtually no monitoring or cover, while a landfill is a carefully constructed and monitored structure which acts as a final disposal option for waste. Landfills…

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Ashley Wilson Awarded SWD Scholarship

Ashley Wilson, daughter of Matthew and Shawndel Wilson, was selected from many fine applicants to receive the 2014 Logan County Solid Waste District Scholarship.  This grant will provide $2,000 each year for a four year undergraduate degree at the college of her choice.  Ashley, a graduate of Benjamin Logan High School, has chosen to attend…

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