Zero Waste

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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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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Recycling Center Added in Jefferson Township

Zanesfield in Jefferson Township became the site of the 15th full time Recycling Center constructed by the Logan County Solid Waste District.  The Jefferson Township Trustees approached the Solid Waste District in the spring of 2013 indicating they believed a Recycling Center would be a good addition to and compatible with the recreation area that…

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Coordinator Alan Hale Retires

After eight and a half years at the helm of the Solid Waste District Alan Hale stepped down in August, 2013. In those eight years the District has undergone a dramatic transformation of engagement in recycling by Logan County citizens and businesses.   From operating five part time recycling drop off sites that were open only…

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Zero Waste Focus of National Conference

On June 3rd Alan Hale, Coordinator for the Logan County Solid Waste Management District was one of the featured speakers at the National Zero Waste Action Conference in Rockford, Illinois.  Zero Waste leaders from around the US and Canada gathered for a high powered exchange of ideas, program methods, and innovative ways to lead populations…

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"ZERO" Joins the Recycling Team

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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Recycling Center Opens in West Mansfield, Ohio

The Logan County Solid Waste Management District continues to expand its recycling network of full time recycling centers with the addition of a full time facility in West Mansfield.  The Logan County Commissioners, other county elected officials, and approximately 100 West Mansfield residents joined Mayor Ed Evans for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony…

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Recycling Center Opens in Belle Center

Mayor Johnston opens new recycling center  After a long wet spring the long awaited Belle Center Recycling Center was opened on June 11, 2009.  The Village of Belle Center is host to the 4th full-time recycling center in Logan County.  The hard work of Mayor Teresa Johnston and The Recycling Committee of the Village Council,…

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Zero Waste Breakfast Diverts 98.8% of Waste from Landfill

Bellefontaine Kiwanis Club’s Annual Pancake Breakfast yielded 30 oz. of waste for the local landfill. Under the guidance of the Solid Waste District Staff the Kiwanis Club members turned their annual fundraising breakfast into a Zero Waste Event. On Saturday morning, March 14, 2008 club members served 447 breakfasts yielding 157 lbs. 2 oz. of…

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