Welcome! RCSW’s Compost Facility is Open!

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Our offices and collection facility
Located at 1125 National Parkway Mansfield, OH
Inside the Collection Facility
S.C.R.A.P. Trailer
Environmental Classroom
Located at 1125 National Parkway Mansfield, OH
Compost Facility
441 Cairns Road between Harrington Memorial and Bowman Mansfield, OH

I “Love My Drop-Off Location”! Please help keep your Drop-Off recycling location clean and beautiful during the week of Earth Day (April 19 through April 24). Help RCSW welcome recyclers to the drop off bins located near you. Simply hand out a brochure, help clean up the location, and extend a warm welcoming smile to your neighbors who share in using RCSW’s Drop-Off Bins. Call Kristin to secure a 2 hour shift by April 2nd to receive an Earth Day T-Shirt for helping RCSW reach out to Richland County’s recycling community.

The Compost Facility is open for the 2021 growing season. Limited Leaf compost is available as well as seasoned compost and woodchips. For soil rich nutrients to jump start your garden, visit the Compost Facility. 

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 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: Our staff provides information and educational presentations for local groups interested in REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE. RCSW also provides informative speakers for K-12 and for youth organizations like the Boy/Girl Scouts and 4-H Groups. The goal of the presentations is to educate students and residents about the importance of reduce, reuse and recycle; how and why to recycle; and how recycling impacts our community. 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.