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Breaking the Plastic Bag Habit

plastic bag pollution

Single-use plastic bags – like the ones you use to carry your groceries home from the grocery store – are ruining the environment. They are so pervasive – the EPA says we use over 380 billion plastic bags and wraps each year in the United States – and lightweight that they easily escape into the…

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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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Drop Site Survey

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 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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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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CHARM Opens for the Season

CHARM the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials opens for the annual service to Logan County residents.  CHARM provides a convenient outlet for citizens to properly dispose of, and recycle, Household Hazardous Wastes.  Citizens may bring from their homes left over household cleaning products, gardening and lawn pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, used automotive fluids such…

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NORTHSIDE INDIAN LAKE RECYCLING CENTER ADDED

  The Logan County Solid Waste Management District added its 16th Recycling Center to serve the residents and visitors to  the north side of Indian Lake.  The site opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.   This Recycling Center is a full time, full service center and is the result of…

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