Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

End Recycling Contamination in Logan County

bales of recycling

The popularity and success of recycling programs in Logan County have proven to be a win-win for residents and the community. With 16 Recycling and Pay-As-You-Throw Drop-Off Centers across the county, recycling has become a way of life for many people. As the Solid Waste District expands its programs and attracts more first-time users, it…

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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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Campaign to Recycle More and Save Launches in Logan County

Recycle more and save in Logan County Ohio

The Logan County Solid Waste District this week announced the launch of an education campaign to encourage Logan County residents to recycle more and save money with the Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) trash program. Most Logan County residents can cut their trash by more than half when they recycle. “It’s a simple concept for our Pay-As-You-Throw customers,”…

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CHARM Opening Makes Spring Cleaning Easier

Center for Hard to Recycle Materials Open for Season

Has spring cleaning left you with a bunch of stuff you’re not sure how to get rid of? For example, what should you do with outdated electronics and small appliances? Or, where should you dispose of leftover cleaning products? What about old scrap tires or used oil paint? It may come as a surprise that…

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  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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Bob Lucas writes "Recycling" song

Bob Lucas of Logan County, Ohio is lending his musical talents to promote recycling through his newly written and performed “Recycling” song.  Listen now to the “Recycling” song by Bob Lucas of Logan County Ohio Written at the request of the Logan County Solid Waste District Bob agreed to work collaboratively on this project because he…

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Belle Center breaks ground for recycling center.

After nearly a year of preparation and work the Village Council and Recycling Committee joined with the Logan County Commissioners on April 7 to break ground to start the construction of the full-time, drop-off, recycling center.  Opening is expected some time in May if the weather cooperates.  Featured in photo are Mayor Teresa Johnston (blue…

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