Archive for August, 2014

Public Education

August 13, 2014 on 11:53 am | In Education, Logan County, Logan County Educational Foundation, Recycle, recycling center, Solid Waste District | No Comments

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 …

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Grocery Bags

August 8, 2014 on 3:17 pm | In Education, KLCB, Logan County, Recycle, recycling center, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts, Zero Waste | No Comments

Plastic-BagsThe average family accumulates 60 plastic bags in only four trips to the grocery store. It is estimated that worldwide plastic bag consumption falls between 500 billion and 1 trillion bags annually; that breaks down to almost 1 million every …

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Cherokee Run Landfill

August 6, 2014 on 1:50 pm | In Education, Environmental health, Logan County, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

A working face at the Cherokee Run Landfill.

A working face at the 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 …

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Landfills

August 5, 2014 on 10:52 am | In Education, Environmental health, KLCB, Logan County, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

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 …

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