April 24, 2015
Ohio EPA Recycling Grant Helps Columbus with Sustainability Efforts
Columbus will incorporate an estimated 3,500 tons of reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS) in pavement used to resurface residential streets, collectors and arteries in 2015 with help from a $156,775 grant from Ohio EPA.

April 20, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Presents Gold Level Environmental Excellence Award to Kent Elastomer
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Kent Elastomer in Winesburg today to recognize the company for reaching the highest standard of environmental stewardship. He presented the company with the gold-level award in Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3) program.

April 20, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Presents Gold Level Environmental Excellence Award to Kent Elastomer
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Kent Elastomer in Kent today to recognize the company for reaching the highest standard of environmental stewardship. He presented the company with the gold-level award in Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3) program.

April 9, 2015
Grants Help Recycling Partnerships, Support Ohio’s Glass Manufacturers
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $459,298 in grants to help direct waste glass that would end up in landfills to Ohio’s manufacturers in the form of cullet – clean bits of ground jars, bottles and windows. Ohio manufacturers need recycled glass to produce new glass products, including glass bottles and fiberglass. About 90 percent of glass containers used in Ohio ends up in landfills. Using recycled glass costs less than using raw materials by reducing energy demands.

March 3, 2015
Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover more glass waste in the state.

February 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Visits Washing Systems to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Washing Systems, LLC, in Loveland today to recognize the company for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility and learned how the company made a commitment to research and develop products that clean better, more efficiently and without chemicals that have harmful effects on human health and the environment.

January 13, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Visits Wright-Patterson AFB to Recognize Base for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn today to recognize the base for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility and learned about the base leadership’s commitment to include recycling and conservation as part of its mission.

November 19, 2014
Ohio EPA to Support Ohio Manufacturing with Two Glass Recycling Grants
Two new Ohio EPA grants will support increased glass recycling in Shelby and Union counties.

October 28, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Recycling And Litter Prevention Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling and litter prevention grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2015 grant application process on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

September 23, 2014
Ohio EPA Hosts Conference to Help Businesses
Nearly 400 people from all over Ohio are in Columbus September 23-24 to learn more about how Ohio EPA can help their business thrive in our state while protecting the environment. Ohio EPA’s eighth Compliance Assistance Conference aims to give regulated facilities and consultants the tools they need to improve environmental compliance and performance as they do business.

September 3, 2014
Ohio EPA Director Visits Marathon Petroleum’s Findlay Headquarters To Recognize Staff for Environmental Excellence
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s (MPC) Findlay Office Complex today to recognize the company for its continuing efforts in environmental stewardship. The company and the nearly 2,000 employees housed at the complex have undertaken a number of projects that have reduced waste, increased recycling and put sustainability into everyday practice.

August 20, 2014
Ohio EPA Director Visits Frito-Lay To Recognize Staff for Environmental Excellence
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Frito-Lay in Wooster today to recognize the company for its continuing effort in environmental stewardship.

June 26, 2014
Ohio EPA, SWACO Help Put More Green in German Village Haus und Garten Tour
Ohio EPA and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) have worked with the German Village Society to improve recycling opportunities at its Haus und Garten Tour, June 29, 2014. Experts from both agencies will be reviewing this year’s event and seeking suggestions about how to make future tours come even closer to zero-waste, sustainable events.

June 10, 2014
Officials to Focus on New High Street Glass Recycling Program
An Ohio EPA recycling grant focused on glass recovery from businesses on High Street is paying dividends for the city of Columbus.

May 14, 2014
Ohio EPA Recognizes Six Companies with Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has awarded six companies with the 2014 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3) Silver Awards.

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