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Making Recycling a Priority

Cassie Kelly, March 29, 2019

In 1981, long lines of trucks from out of state were dumping their garbage in Ohio landfills. The OEC worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to enact a new comprehensive law to govern the transportation, storage and disposal of solid waste and the siting of landfills. We also established a recycling and litter prevention program to redirect some of the waste hitting our landfills.