Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention's mission is stated in the office title--to promote recycling and prevent litter. Recycling preserves natural resources, saves energy, reduces pollution, conserves landfill space, helps prevent climate change and promotes green industry. Litter prevention is vitial for public health and safety, community pride, and economic growth.
Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention's annual Eco-Art Show won statewide recognition from Keep Ohio Beautiful in 2011 and 2015. November 16, 2018 will mark the tenth anniversary of this popular community event at Marion's Historic Palace Theatre.
The Glass Packaging Institute awarded Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention's "Glass Act" bar glass recycling program the National Friends of Glass Award in 2011.
The Ohio Environmental Council presented Angela Carbetta, MCRLP Director with honorable mention for the "Glass Act" project.
In 2013 Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention Director Angela Carbetta won the prestigious Athena Award from Marion Area Women's Business Council.
On March 20, 2014 Keep Marion County Beautiful became an officially certified affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.
This office promotes green products and recycling supplies, but does not endorse any particular business. We are available to do waste audits and assist individuals or businesses who might be in the market for recycling containers, green products, eco-art items, or waste services.