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Sustainability Award Logo and Photos from Past Year

Sustainability Nominations Close Sunday, April 11

There’s still time to submit nominations for Rural Action’s 2021 Sustainability Awards. We are accepting nominations for the following categories:

Rural Action Volunteer (Individuals) Youth (Individuals K-12) Sustainable ... Read More

StewMac Takes the Zero Waste Pledge

StewMac in Athens is the latest business to take Rural Action’s Zero Waste Pledge.

StewMac is a one-stop shop that features tools and ideas for guitar ... Read More

Hard-to-Recycle Items Can Be Dropped Off in Marietta on April 10

Marietta, Ohio — Do you have an old mattress or rechargeable batteries lying around waiting to be recycled? Now is your chance. Marietta Area Recycling ... Read More

Sustainability Award Logo and Photos from Past Year

Nominations Sought for Sustainability Awards

Do you know an individual, business, or organization that’s making our little corner of Appalachia a better place to live? Nominate them for Rural Action’s ... Read More

Reuse Corridor Connects Zero Waste Efforts Across Region

When a community dedicates itself to zero waste, it takes a lot of cooperation and coordination to make it happen.

So what happens when multiple communities ... Read More

Rural Action

Job Opening: AHRC Seeks a Community Education Liaison

Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers (AHRC) is looking to hire a Community Education Liaison, a new, part-time, temporary grant-funded position.

“The primary focus of this position is rural ... Read More

UpCycle Your Wardrobe at the Cat’s Pajamas Clothing Exchange

The Plains, OH — If you think zero waste is the cat’s pajamas, UpCycle Ohio Thrift and Community Makerspace has an event for you — ... Read More

Drop Off Hard-to-Recycle Items at Hocking Fairgrounds on Nov. 14

The Plains, Ohio — Do you have an old mattress or rechargeable batteries lying around waiting to be recycled? Now is your chance. Rural Action ... Read More

Rural Action

Drop Off Those Hard-to-Recycle Items on Sept. 26

The Plains, Ohio — Do you have an old mattress/box spring, rechargeable batteries, or obsolete electronic devices lying around waiting to be recycled? Now is ... Read More

Recycling Event to Feature New Thrift Store, Makerspace

The Plains, Ohio — After ReUse Industries closed in February, a group of local organizations began working to reimagine the work that ReUse had started, ... Read More


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