Quick note: as of February 1, our hours have changed:
Mondays 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Fridays 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Closed on Wednesdays
Open 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 8 to 12 Noon
Here at MCSW, we love to talk trash! We exist to promote waste reduction, recycling, and responsible waste management here in Marshall County, and we fulfill our mission by offering educational services to people of all ages.
Our services include:Read More »
Saves energy. Recycling an aluminum soda can saves as much energy as running a TV for three hours.
Saves natural resources and recovers resources that would be lost. Recycling a ton of newspapers saves 17 trees, plus 462 gallons of oil. A 2-liter soda bottle can be recycled into a T-shirt, a park bench, carpeting, or another plastic bottle.
Generates less pollution. When the paper industry makes paper from recycled materials, they reduce the pollution they generate by 95 percent.
Conserves landfill space. In Marshall County, we produce enough trash annually to cover 37 acres 3 feet deep before compacting!
Create jobs. Thirty-two new jobs are created for every 10,000 tons of recycled materials. Sorting those materials sustains 10 times more jobs (per ton) than landfilling.
Before you toss it in the bin, follow these general recycling rules:Read More »
Are you interested in environmental issues and want to make a difference in your community? Join this diverse, lively group of citizens who are working to support the mission of the District!