Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio Local Organizations Participating In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day By Jim Letizia • Apr 28, 2017 Columbus and Franklin County organizations will host sites for this Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-back Day, collecting unwanted, unneeded and expired medications for disposal. City Council Bans "Conversion Therapy", Approves Cheaper Contract For Trash Disposal By Jim Letizia • Mar 28, 2017 spbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com It will cost Columbus taxpayers 430 thousand dollars less this year to dump their trash into the Franklin County landfill. 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.