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Four winners selected for Miami County Recycles! Earth Day Billboard Art Contest


Students from around the county submitted designs to help Miami County Recycles! educate residents on what can be recycled.   This year’s theme was “What Can I recycle?”, and students showcased what can and cannot go into the recycling bin. Four winning designs will be placed on billboards around the county this summer! &n... Read More

Kyle Elementary Kindergarten class visits Boonshoft Museum of Discovery


Kyle Elementary Kindergarten class trip was funded by a Miami County Solid Waste District grant. Stephani Dahlin, a teacher at Kyle Elementary had this to say, "This trip was such an amazing opportunity for our students. For many, it was their first time experiencing the museum. Thank you for allowing our students to make connections and further th... Read More

Free paper shredding event to be held


Event to be held May 12th Are your filing cabinets and desk drawers cluttered? On Saturday, May 12th, the Miami County Solid Waste District will offer free document shredding service for county residents. This event will be held at the old Miami County Garage, just south of the fairgrounds at 603 Harrison Street. Shredding will be provided by Cro... Read More

Miami County Sheriff's Office participates in DEA Drug Take-Back Day


The Miami County Sheriff's Office will take place in the Drug Enforcement Agency's national Drug Take-Back Day again this year, in an effort to divert unused medication from potential misuse.  Deputies from the Sheriff's Office will be on duty at the Miami County Sanitary Engineering Building, 2200 N. County Road 25A in Troy, from 10 am to 2 ... Read More

Miami County Recycles! Essay Contest


In honor of Earth Day, the Miami County Solid Waste District is pleased to announce the first annual 2017 Recycling Essay Contest. All Miami County 6-8th grade students are encouraged to enter this contest. Essays should be comprised of original writing, and the students' own research. Your essay should be at least two pages, but under ten pa... Read More

Miami County Recycles! Billboard Art Contest


Miami County’s K-12 students are invited to showcase their artistic talent and their commitment to the environment by participating in the 1st Annual Miami County Recycles! Billboard Art Contest. This year’s theme is What Can I Recycle? Drawings should show at least one item that can be recycled. The winning drawings will be displayed o... Read More

Waste reduction grants awarded to local educators


The Miami County Solid Waste District has awarded five grants to teachers to educate local students about waste reduction and conservation. Started in 2010, the solid waste district’s educational grant program initially provided up to six grants of $500 each. In 2016, the Board of Miami County Commissioners and the Miami County Solid Waste M... Read More

Boil Water Advisory


An update from our friends at the Miami County Water Department: certain areas along 25A will have a Boil Advisory for at least 24 hours. NOTICE TO ALL WATER CUSTOMERS LOCATED in Troy, Ohio along S. Peters Rd. and S. Co. Rd. 25a including the following subdivisions: Creekwood, Stone Circle, Merrimont, Broken Woods, Broken Woods Village, Cedar Ridg... Read More

FREE Christmas Tree Drop-Off Starting Dec. 26th


From December 26th through January 31st, drop off your Christmas tree at the transfer station for FREE.  

Students participate in Miami County’s Recycled Ornament Contest


Students from across the county again participated in this year’s recycled ornament contest, sponsored by the Miami County Solid Waste District. The annual contest asks students to create Christmas ornaments using recyclable materials. The contest is judged on creativity, reuse of materials, and recycle-ability of materials. This year, stud... Read More

Tab-a-Pull-ooza - America Recycles Day Contest Results


The results are in! This year, Miami County schools collected 274 pounds of pop tabs for our America Recycles Day contest - that's over 300,000 tabs! Proceeds from recycling the tabs will go to the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton. Defending champs Bradford Elementary School won this year's contest for the full-school division with 0.3 po... Read More

Free yard sign recycling to be offered at the Miami County Recycling Center


It's hard to believe it's nearly Election Day - and soon, those yard signs won't be needed!  The Miami County Recycling Center will offer yard sign recycling from November 7 through November 21. This program is available free of charge during regular operating hours.

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Environmental "Wonderment" Show Coming To Miami County Schools


ENVIRONMENTAL “WONDERMENT” SHOW COMING TO MIAMI COUNTY SCHOOLS Working magic to help kids connect with environmental sustainability Did you know that each of us uses about 700 pounds of paper per year? That simply using both sides of a piece of paper and reusing lunch bags can go a long way toward reducing needless waste? Did you kno... Read More

Attention Teachers: Waste Reduction Awareness Grant applications due October 31


Our educators do the important work of teaching our students about conservancy, and the Miami County Solid Waste District is proud to assist teachers and administrators with environmental education programming. Our solid waste district awards ten one-time grants of up to $500 each year. These grants can be used for any program or classroom activit... Read More

Miami County to offer free paper shredding for residents


Event to be held October 21st Are your filing cabinets and desk drawers cluttered? On Saturday, October 21st, the Miami County Sanitary Engineering Department will offer free document shredding service for county residents. The event will take place from 8 am to 12pm under the grandstand at the Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N Co Rd 25A in Troy. S... Read More

Illusion Maker Shows coming to Miami County schools


“The Illusion Maker” shows will be back at Miami County this year! The Illusion Maker show – which features a lesson on waste reduction and recycling- will be performed at various elementary and middle schools. This is a program sponsored by the Miami County Solid Waste District to bring recycling education to students in the coun... Read More

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Opens


The Miami County Transfer Station's household hazardous waste program will be available every Wednesday, from April through September, from 9 am to 1 pm. Residents must bring hazardous materials in well-sealed containers - no trash bags or unmarked containers will be accepted. Transfer Station staff reserves the right to refuse materials.The cost ... Read More

Waste reduction grants awarded to seven local educators


The Miami County Solid Waste District has awarded seven grants to educators, totaling $3,293.08, funding waste reduction and conservation education in Miami County. Started in 2010, the solid waste district’s educational grant program initially provided up to six grants of $500 each. This year, the Board of Miami County Commissioners and the... Read More