'Education'

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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Ashley Wilson Awarded SWD Scholarship

June 21, 2014 on 1:28 pm | In Benjamin Logan High School, Education, Logan County, Logan County Educational Foundation, Scholarship, Solid Waste District | No Comments

Ashley Wilson 2014 Scholarship Recipient from SWDAshley 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 …

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CHARM Opens for the Season

May 27, 2014 on 10:10 am | In CHaRM, Education, Household Hazardous Wastes, Logan County, Recycle, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District | No Comments

Vehicles entering CHARM building.

Vehicles entering CHARM building.

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 …

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Zero Waste Focus of National Conference

June 6, 2012 on 2:40 pm | In Education, Logan County, Recycle, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District, Zero Waste | No Comments

Alan Hale promotes Zero Waste at 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 …

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Troy Hall receives the Keep Logan County Beautiful Scholarship for 2012

May 23, 2012 on 9:59 am | In Benjamin Logan High School, Education, Grants, Keep America Beautiful, Keep Ohio Beautiful, KLCB, Logan County, Logan County Educational Foundation, Scholarship, Solid Waste District | No Comments

Troy Hall, recipient of the KLCB Scholarship for 2012.

Steven “TROY” Hall, son of Jeff and Janice Hall was selected by the Logan County Educational Foundation to be the 2012 recipient of the $500 Keep Logan County Beautiful Committee Scholarship.  …

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Alexa Coughlin selected for 2012 Solid Waste District Scholarship

May 23, 2012 on 8:30 am | In Benjamin Logan High School, Education, Logan County, Logan County Educational Foundation, Scholarship, Solid Waste District | No Comments

Alexa Coughlin with her mother, Teresa.

Alexa Coughlin, a graduating senior from Benjamin Logan High School, has been selected to receive the 2012 Logan County Solid Waste District Scholarship for her outstanding scholarship, leadership, and desire to pursue a college …

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Zero’s Heroes – Ohio Hi Point Career Center Students & Faculty

March 30, 2012 on 8:50 am | In Education, Highest Point in Ohio, Keep America Beautiful, Logan County, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, Recycle, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District | No Comments

Recycled glass trophy detail.

Ohio Hi Point Career Center are tops at recycling.  Last November during a four week span the Association of Ohio Recyclers (AOR) in coordination with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) conducted the Ohio School Recycling Challenge and …

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