The Community Cleanup Trailer is now available for groups to reserve for use in neighborhood cleanups and beautification projects.
The Community Cleanup Trailers is equipped with trash bags, lawn mowers, trimmers, shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, and other landscaping tools.
The trailer is available for up to three days to neighborhood associations, community organizations, or any group of at least five adult volunteers. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis from March 15 to November 15.
Keep Clark County Beautiful is now taking registrations for the Great American Cleanup, which runs from March 1 through May 31.
The Great American Cleanup recruits volunteers to pick up litter and beautify public places, such as parks, roadways, playgrounds, river banks, etc. Keep Clark County Beautiful will supply trash bags and gloves, and handle disposal of litter if needed.
Groups and individuals need to fill our a simple registration form to receive their supplies. You can download the registration form by clicking here. Or you can call Carly Woodrow at 521-2025 or email email@example.com to ask for a form to be sent to you. Completed forms should be faxed to 327-6648 or mailed to Clark County Waste Management District, 1602 W. Main St., Springfield, 45504.
For more information about the Great American Cleanup, click here.
Effective Feb. 1, the cost of document destruction increased to 12 cents a pound from 10 cents a pound.
Document destruction (shredding) is offered as part of Specialty Recycling at the Clark County Recycling Center. Specialty Recycling is offered on Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m., and 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of the month.
Specialty Recycling also includes used tires, latex paint, electronics, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and appliances containing CFCs. The fees for those items have not changed.
For complete information about Specialty Recycling, click here and scroll down to "Specialty Recycling Center."
Many people ask why only certain plastics are accepted for recycling or exactly what is a No. 1 or a No. 2. Get the answers to these questions in a one-page Guide to Plastics Recycling.
Household dry cell batteries (AAA, D, etc.) can be dropped off free of charge at the Clark County Recycling Center, 1602 W. Main St. in Springfield, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. These batteries will be recycled with other electronics.
There is no charge to residents, but we do ask that you bring in no more than one grocery bag full at a time. Please turn batteries in at the office, not in the drop-off bins on the lot. Handle your batteries responsibly by recycling.
Rechargeable batteries also can be recycled at our West Main Street office.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Springfield Police Division are offering three locations for residents to drop off expired or unneeded medications. For details, go to News and Events.
Learn how to achieve a 50% reduction in waste going to the landfill by reducing and reusing your waste and recycling what’s left. You’ll also find information on managing hazardous waste and composting.
Learn how to close the recycling loop by buying products made partly or entirely from recycled materials.
Information for educators, including waste reduction grants.
We may be able to help your business reduce and recycle and even save on disposal cost.
The mission of this Keep America Beautiful organization is to engage Clark County Residents to take pride, ownership, and responsibility for enhancing their community's environment. Get involved.
This section includes local disposal facility options and other useful links.