Solid Waste District
News and Information
End-of-year hours at recycling stations
During the month of December, the drop-off stations for household recycling will remain open normal hours. Please be considerate if containers are full. Please do not place items on the ground as that material will be disposed of and not recycled.
The Solid Waste District office will be closed Dec. 23 and 24 and Dec. 30 and 31 for the Christmas and New Year's holidays, but Specialty Recycling at 1620 W Main St. will be open during normal hours through December (Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month 9 a.m. to noon).
KCCB seeking youth representative
Keep Clark County Beautiful (KCCB) is seeking a youth representative to serve on its board of directors. Any Clark County high school student with at least a 3.0 GPA is eligible to apply for this position. The youth representative would be a voting member of the board, with all rights and responsibilities. The youth representative’s term would be from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023.
KCCB is the local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. KAB focuses on litter prevention, waste reduction, and community beautification.
Candidates should submit the application and all required documents postmarked by April 13 to Sam Perin, Keep Clark County Beautiful, 1602 West Main St., Springfield, OH 45504. Email applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. April 13 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing more information can send questions via email or call 937-521-2022. A copy of the application is available here.
Cleanup Trailer is ready
The Community Cleanup Trailer is available for groups of at least 5 adult volunteers to use for a neighborhood beautification project from March 15 through Nov. 15.
Our staff will deliver the trailer to, and pick up from, your site. A group can keep the trailer, which is stocked with landscaping tools, for three days.
Reservations for the trailer are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call Bonnie at 521-2020.
Full details are on the Cleanup Trailer Page.
Visit KCCB on Facebook
Keep Clark County Beautiful has a page on Facebook. The page has tips on ways to reduce your waste and photo galleries of KCCB’s projects, including the national award-winning Clark County Sunflower Field. Become a fan and check us out!