Ohio Hi Point Career Center are tops at recycling.  Last November during a four week span the Association of Ohio Recyclers (AOR) in coordination with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) conducted the Ohio School Recycling Challenge and the National Recycle Bowl.  In Ohio 92 schools entered the competition.  Nationally about 1100 schools entered the Bowl, including…

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To enhance the educational outreach of the of the Solid Waste District we have engaged the help of Zero.  Zero is, of course, a fictional cartoon character that we believe will assist greatly in getting our message about zero waste to our public.  Zero is the characters nickname, short for Zero Waste.  He will be…

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Each of the 14 Recycling Centers has a ‘Monitor’ who quietly supervises their particular Center.  Each monitor works behind the scenes and is the local eyes and ears of the Solid Waste District.  A monitor lives near the Center and visits their Center three times a week, before and after each weekend and one more…

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After several years in planning and five months of construction the Solid Waste District moved into their new offices at 1100 S. Detroit Street in Bellefontaine.  In addition to spacious offices the District has a large open area to host meetings and events.  On May 11 the annual Logan County Employees and Family Health &…

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In early April the MRF (Material Recovery Facility) reached a small, but significant milestone for the Logan County Solid Waste District.  The MRF has processed and marketed 1000 tons of recycled materials since the start of 2011.   Just a few years ago, before we rebuilt the County recycling system, it took a year to reach…

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Building a recycling system in Logan County was completed in December, 2010 with the opening of the 14th Recycling Center in West Mansfield.  With a full year of operating most of the Recycling Centers and the MRF (Material Recovery Facility) in Bellefontaine the District felt secure enough in the strength of the revenue stream from…

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We are quietly celebrating Earth Day 2011 in our new Solid Waste District Office.  After four years of building 14 Recycling Centers throughout Logan County (see map on web site), building and perfecting the operation of a MRF (a material recovery facility) at 1100 S. Detroit St. in Bellefontaine, we finished the renovation of our…

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On December 21, the winter solstice, a full moon were the perfect backdrops for residents  of Rushsylvania to celebrate the opening of a Recycling Center in their Village.   The Rushsylvania Recycling Center was build on land leased from Les and Sandra Levan next to their business, Levan Electric and HVAC.  About 60 residents braved…

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Students at the Benjamin Logan Middle School, funded by a Teacher Grant from the Logan County Solid Waste Management District, created a permanent wall mural for the school commons out of bottle caps.      Art teacher Mrs. Jennifer Davis brought professional artist Michelle Stitzlein who creates and helps others create sculptures from recycled materials.  Together the…

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September 8 marked the Grand Opening of full time recycling center number 13 in Logan County, Ohio.  Mayor Greg Hostetler along with Village Council members Larry Lance and Richard Hemphill cut the ceremonial red ribbon opening the site for recycling.  They also uncovered a newly designed street sign indicating this as the West Liberty Recycling…

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