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The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

You’ve been recycling for years and think you have it mastered only to realize that you’ve been doing it wrong. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Nearly half of the people surveyed recently have reported confusion about what items can be put into the recycling bin.  Many things contribute to this confusion.  For one, what’s accepted […]

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City, EPA and High Street Partner Up to Recycle Glass

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City, EPA and High Street Partner Up to Recycle Glass

High Street has recycled more than 87 tons of glass since the beginning of 2014, thanks to a new Ohio EPA program. Recycling on High, paid for in part by a grant from Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency, encourages businesses along High Street to recycle glass bottles for future use in the glassmaking process. Ohio EPA […]

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Rumpke Opens Newly Renovated Recycling Facility

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rumpke Opens Newly Renovated Recycling Facility

Rumpke Recycling unveiled renovations today at their Columbus Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located at 1191 Fields Avenue. New high-tech equipment installed at the facility has doubled the maximum capacity for processing up to 60,000 pound of recyclables per hour. • Nearly 60% of all trash thrown away can be recycled. CLICK HERE to take a […]

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Curb-Side Recycling…Are You Doing it Right?

 Big Green Head

Not only is recycling easy, but it makes me feel good. With my recycle bin conveniently placed right outside my kitchen door, I use my best underhanded toss to recycle my cans and bottles without ever stepping foot outside (unless I miss of course). Recycling paper is a different matter as I don’t want it […]

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3,930 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Nearly 4000 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service Columbus residents can still sign-up for Rumpke yard waste service, which begins Monday, April 20. Nearly 4,000 have signed-up so far. The 3,930 customers joined the program by pre-paying on the phone with a credit card or by mailing a check or money order. Rumpke […]

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Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan Approved

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Yard Waste Service Available in Columbus Rumpke will offer City of Columbus residents weekly yard waste service on a subscription basis beginning April 20, 2009. Residents can start signing-up immediately for the service which will cost $49.50 for the six month season from mid-April to mid-October 2009. The cost remains the same no […]

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New Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Columbus unveils subscription plan for yard waste pickup By Rober Vitale Columbus plans to restore yard-waste collection, but residents will have to pay for it directly. The Department of Public Service said this morning that it plans to introduce a subscription service through Rumpke of Ohio Inc., the private company that picked […]

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