Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio Plastic Bag Reduction And Recycling Program Begins This Weekend By Jim Letizia • Sep 30, 2016 Wikimedia Commons A campaign to reduce the number of plastic bags being dumped in the Franklin County Landfill begins on Saturday. SWACO Cancels Contract To Build Separation Facility By Jim Letizia • Apr 8, 2016 The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has canceled its contract with the firm hired to build a 100 million dollar facility that would separate refuse from recyclables. Council Approves Money For Tourism, The Arts And Refuse Disposal By Jim Letizia • Mar 15, 2016 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night approved 16 million dollars in contracts to expand the arts and tourism. SWACO Launches Program To Deal With E-Waste By Mike Foley • Feb 26, 2016 greenpeace.org The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has launched a program to deal with the ever-growing amount of electronic waste. SWACO Closing Golf Course By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 14, 2015 assuredllc.com The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has decided to close a golf course built on a former landfill in Jackson Township. City Council Roundup By Jim Letizia • Feb 12, 2013 Columbus taxpayers will pay 1-million dollars more to dump trash in the county landfill. SWACO At CMC By Jim Letizia & RaeGina Covington • Feb 7, 2013 The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio's plan for a first of its kind total recycling operation, including energy generation and a business park, was the topic of Wednesday's discussion at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. SWACO Signs Deal With Florida Company By Mike Foley • Jan 10, 2013 The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio is teaming up with a Florida company called Team Gemini, which plans to create hundreds of jobs by building local waste recycling facilities.