'Trash Thoughts'

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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Drop Site Survey

July 29, 2014 on 3:19 pm | In Logan County, Pay-As-You-Throw, Recycle, recycling center, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

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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Angel Payne Chosen as Interim Coordinator

November 1, 2013 on 4:48 pm | In Trash Thoughts | No Comments

Angel Payne, Interim Coordinator

The Logan County Commissioners have tapped the experience and talents of Angel Payne to lead the Solid Waste District.  Angel has worked at the Solid Waste District as Office Manager and later as Business Manager for …

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Logan County Receives National Emergency Grant of $998,000 to Clear Storm Debris

January 11, 2013 on 4:16 pm | In Logan County, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

First day in practical training with skid steer and chainsaws.

NEG participants begin training for cold weather outdoor work.

In the aftermath of the straight-line winds that roared across Ohio last June 29 through July 2 Logan County along with 37  Ohio counties were designated Disaster area by FEMA, the …

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Earth Day – 2011 New Beginings

April 22, 2011 on 8:32 am | In Education, Logan County, Pay-As-You-Throw, Recycle, recycling center, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

Earth Day 2011; its in our hands.

We are quietly celebrating Earth Day 2011 in our new Solid Waste District Office.  After four years of building 14 Recycling Centers throughout Logan County (see map on web site), building and perfecting …

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No. 13: Full Time Recycling Center opens in West Liberty, Ohio

September 20, 2010 on 1:55 pm | In Logan County, Pay-As-You-Throw, Recycle, recycling center, Recycling in Ohio, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

Mayor Hostetler officially opens the Recycling Center

Mayor Hostetler opens the Recycling Center in West Liberty

September 8 marked the Grand Opening of full time recycling center number 13 in Logan County, Ohio.  Mayor Greg Hostetler along with Village Council members Larry Lance and Richard Hemphill cut …

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SWD Booth at Home & Leisure Show 2009

March 30, 2009 on 10:42 am | In Trash Thoughts | No Comments

 SWD Staff members talked with dozens of visitors to the 2009 Home & Leisure Show held March 27, 28, & 29 in Bellefontaine, Ohio.  Our purpose was to answer questions and provide information on recycling, zero waste, adopt-a-road, the Spring …

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Get wet! Get dirty! Get in a canoe on the “Clean Sweep of the Great Miami River” set for July 19 in Logan County.

June 6, 2008 on 1:53 pm | In clean sweep, Litter Cleanup, Logan County, Recycle, Solid Waste District, Trash Thoughts | No Comments

Clean Sweep LogoGet wet! Get dirty! Get involved! The annual Clean Sweep of the Great Miami River, from Indian Lake to the Ohio River is set for Saturday, July 19, 2008 in Logan County. Individuals and groups will gather in DeGraff for …

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