Moving the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District forward into a zero waste economy.
Find out where in Athens and Hocking Counties to recycle many traditional and hard-to-recycle materials.
Businesses and industries in 25 Appalachian Ohio counties that are using a recycled material as a raw feedstock. Prepared by Resource Recycling, Commissioned by Rural Action & Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth
A do-it-yourself guide to organizing your own zero waste event! Use our customizable signs for your event or office!
A composition of tools and information to help schools ease into a recycling program.
(Tips to Increase Recycling Participation and Learning)
(Rural Action Zero Waste Classroom Lessons)
(Materials Accepted by the Athens-Hocking Recycling Center)
(Journey of Your Recyclables)
(Zero Waste Lunch Guide)
An examination of the needed conditions for establishing a Materials Recover Facility in Athens-Hocking Solid Waste district to benefit the local economy and environment.
(Appendix A — Residential Survey Results)
(Appendix B — Summary-of-Findings: Community Recycling Forums in Athens & Hocking Counties)
(Appendix C — Case Studies of Select Rural Ohio Recycling Programs)
(Appendix D — MRF Feasibility Study)
(Appendix E — Memorandum of Understanding)
Map of illegal dump sites in the Southeast Ohio region. We currently have the map and data for those sites in the Monday and Sunday Creek Watersheds available to download. These include Perry, Athens, Hocking, and Morgan Counties.
Rental of Litter Cleanup Tools
The AOZWI has leather gloves, plastic bins, and orange safety vests available to be borrowed for litter and dumpsite cleanups in the region. Please contact Shannon Pratt-Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District also has pick-up sticks, litter grabbers, and road signs that can be borrowed for a cleanup. Please contact the District at (740) 797-4208 to check availability of these items.