Crawford County has taken a significant step towards environmental sustainability by launching nine convenient recycling collection sites. These sites, located across the county including in Bucyrus, Galion, and Crestline, offer a practical solution for residents to contribute to recycling efforts. This initiative underlines the county’s commitment to the environment and serves as a model for other communities.

Comprehensive Recycling: Where to Go

The county’s recycling program features various strategically placed sites, ensuring easy access for all residents. Here’s a list of the key locations:

  • Crawford County Fairgrounds: 610 Whetstone St, Bucyrus
  • New Washington Site: 119 E Mansfield St, New Washington
  • East Park: 1231 E Walnut St, Galion
  • Crestline Swimming Pool: 1000 Cross Crestline
  • Quality Inn: 1515 N Sandusky Ave, Bucyrus
  • Lowe Volk Nature Center: 2401 St Rt 598, Crestline (Note: Closed Fridays)
  • Crawford County Solid Waste Facility/Landfill: Bucyrus
  • Bucyrus City Hall: 500 S Sandusky Ave, Bucyrus

Operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with closures on weekends.

Recycling Guidelines for Residents

These self-serve sites emphasize the residents’ role in effective recycling. The community is encouraged to responsibly place recyclables in the provided dumpsters, avoiding littering. For large quantities or assistance, Rumpke offers support at 1-800-828-8171. The strict enforcement of the no-trash policy ensures the sites remain dedicated to recycling.

Staying Informed

Given that site availability and pickup times might change, staying updated is crucial for effective participation in the program. This adaptability allows the county to respond to evolving needs and maintain the efficiency of its recycling efforts.

Source: Crawford County Solid Waste Management; Image by Shirley Hirst from Pixabay