Environmental health

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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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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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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The Logan County Health Department

The Logan County Health department goes above and beyond to keep residents safe. They offer in-house and outreach child and adult immunization clinics, environmental health services, home health services, and records of births and deaths in Logan County. The employees at the department stay very busy, but they never slack in their work. Here at the…

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