The Ohio General Assembly established the Solid Waste Management Districts of Ohio in 1989, and required each county to belong to one. Our District was set up to include the whole of Lorain County, plus all of the city of Vermilion. The responsibilities and duties of each District fall into two broad categories:
To prepare and maintain a comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, and measure progress toward its goals by collecting detailed statistics on recycling and solid waste disposal. To promote recycling, reuse, and reduction of solid waste through educational and informational programs, support of recycling businesses and organizations, and the direct operation or support of actual collection events and programs. Thanks for visiting, and be sure to check back frequently for new information and features!
The Lorain County Solid Waste Management District is holding a billboard design contest!
We are asking students to come up with a design for a billboard that will remind our residents to Keep Lorain County Clean and Beautiful. The winning design will be used for promoting the Lorain County Beautiful Day Clean-up, which is a county-wide event that is held on the third Saturday of May every year. This event is part of the national Great American Cleanup and brings together more than 2,000 Lorain County residents who volunteer on this day of service.
This contest is open to all Lorain County students. Please remind your students to be creative with their designs, incorporating large areas of color that will reproduce well and be simple enough to read from a moving vehicle. Designs may be created using markers, crayons or colored pencils but must be on the provided contest form. There will be three winning designs chosen!