Miami County Recycles


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