Richland County’s Compost Facility will close for the 2020 season on December 12 at 12:01pm. Until then, the hours are as follows: Tuesday through Friday, 7am to 4pm. Closed Between 12 and 12:30 for lunch and opened on Saturday between 8 and 12 to accept leaves and yard waste. For location and fees, which begin at a $1.00 per bag, please click here. For a downloadable compost brochure, click here.
Richland County Solid Waste Authority (RCSW) is responsible for implementing Richland County’s solid waste management plan, which is designed to achieve the goals set forth by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The goals focus on waste reduction; recycling; and reducing reliance on land filling waste generated within Richland County.
Click on this five year plan link to learn more
Our services are primarily available to Richland County residents and businesses. You may contact our offices at 419-774-5861, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Click here for a quick reference for recyclable materials accepted at our Collections Facility.
Mission Statement: The Richland County Solid Waste Authority’s goal is to reduce the volume of waste that is placed in Richland County’s local landfill and to promote the theme “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” Read more.
Education: The youth of today are the future of tomorrow. We at RCSWMA believe this to be an indisputable truth, so our youth recycling programs focus on sustainability. We also believe that education for recycling will result in the beautification of Richland County. Therefore, our educational programs help educate not only K-12 but the community in order to put into place best practices for Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling. Click here to learn more about our youth education programs.
S.C.R.A.P. Trailer: The S.C.R.A.P. Trailer (School Community Recycling As Partners) collects recyclable materials at 20 local schools each month. The materials accepted include #1 and #2 plastic, aluminum cans, tin cans, newspaper and corrugated cardboard. Schools receive the money from the sale of recyclables. Click here for more information.