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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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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If you utilize our recycling drop sites around the county, please take a few moments to complete this survey! We really appreciate any feedback you can give us. Just click the link below to get started. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MN9VBR6

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The Logan County Commissioners have tapped the experience and talents of Angel Payne to lead the Solid Waste District.  Angel has worked at the Solid Waste District as Office Manager and later as Business Manager for 19 years.  She has grown with the District and is familiar with every detail of its development, history, direction…

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In the aftermath of the straight-line winds that roared across Ohio last June 29 through July 2 Logan County along with 37  Ohio counties were designated Disaster area by FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  After the FEMA initial assessment and assistance the U.S. Department of Labor offers further help through the National Emergency Grant…

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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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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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 SWD Staff members talked with dozens of visitors to the 2009 Home & Leisure Show held March 27, 28, & 29 in Bellefontaine, Ohio.  Our purpose was to answer questions and provide information on recycling, zero waste, adopt-a-road, the Spring Road Cleanup program in April and May, the Clean-Sweep of the Great Miami River in…

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