News

Recycling now citywide

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As of this morning, the free curbside recycling program in Columbus is citywide.

Residents in North and Northeast Columbus had their recyclables hauled away, completing the five-part phase-in of RecyColumbus to approximately 191,000 households.

Since the program began last June, more than 10,000 tons of recyclables have been taken collected, saving more than $555,000 in tipping fees at the Franklin County landfill, Mayor Michael Coleman said.

Recycling collections began in the following neighborhoods today:

Far Northeast side east of I-270

Krumm Park (East Columbus Gateway)

Milo-Grogan neighborhood east of I-71

Near East side north of East Broad Street between I-71 and the Columbus-Bexley border

North Linden and South Linden

Northeast side

Northland area south of S.R. 161 and east of I-71

Recycling is collected every two weeks, alternating with yard waste collection.

Weather Watch Sponsored By

Featured Events

  • No events
  • News

    in Entertainment

    Tracy Morgan settles suit with Walmart over fatal crash

    Fresh
    tracymorgan

    The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

    in Entertainment

    LiLo is (finally) finishing her community service

    lindsaylohan

    The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.

    in Entertainment

    Bob Barker is a boss at retirement

    11-overlay6

    The former "Price is Right" host and avid animal lover says he is a "complete success" at retirement, and is enjoying his free time.