(before and after at Luckey site, 2020)

Looking good, Luckey!  Thanks for keeping this site clean and litter-free!

Please do not place recyclables on the ground outside of the bins.  Individuals placing items outside of the recycling bins may be cited for littering and/or open dumping.  When the bins are full, the recycling site is closed.  Please hold on to your recyclables until bins are emptied or take them to Bowling Green Recycling Center Drop Off located at 1040 N. College Avenue.  Let’s work together to keep our recycling sites clean!



We have recently added new lid-lock systems at the Pemberville and Village of Custar recycling sites.  These lid-locks, when used correctly, will prevent the lids from blowing open during heavy winds, causing recyclables to litter the ground.  Please watch the video below to learn how to use them!



2019 Annual District Report

The SWMD is compiling recycling totals for the Commercial, Industrial, and Residential sectors in Wood County for submission to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency through the 2019 Annual District Reporting.  The surveys are available below:

Commercial Survey

Industrial Survey



Mission Statement

The Solid Waste Management District is responsible for overseeing and implementing the solid waste plan within Wood County in order to assure there is sufficient landfill capacity available to dispose of local waste. This is done through the development of recycling opportunities for residents within Wood County. We are required to ensure that 90% of the county residents have access to recycling or to provide data that at least 25% of residential materials are recycled. Our office, additionally, is responsible for the operation of the Wood County Landfill.

We are dedicated to educating the community about safe disposal of solid waste and recycling. Not only do we participate in community events to provide information and educate the public, but we also have educational presentations and materials available for local schools and community organizations.

This department operates under the direction of the Board of Wood County Commissioners
Doris I. Herringshaw, Ed.D., Craig LaHote, Dr. Theodore H. Bowlus

View a copy of the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Ratified Plan 2017.


Wood County Public Records Policy



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