Recycling Truck

Contact Info Department of Public Service
111 N. Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  (614) 645-3111
Fax :  (614) 645-7805
Email : Contact Information

Look up your collection day

Collection Day lookup

Click the button above to find your collection day.

Order a second recycling cart Two Carts Need a second cart?  Click here for an order form.

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Community Outreach Toolkit

RecyColumbus: Comm Outreach Kit

Tell your family, friends, and neighbors about RecyColumbus or get even more involved by volunteering your time.

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There are many ways to get involved in the RecyColumbus Program.

Get Involved!

Help ensure everyone is aware of RecyColumbus!  If you are planning a neighborhood event, include RecyColumbus. Consider the following:

  1. Fill out the event registration form to get free promotional materials such as temporary tattoos, information cards, and kids coloring pages (while supplies last)

  2. Choose the right event. You don’t have to create your own. Consider partnering with an existing event or activity. We suggest events and locations such as festivals, concerts, sporting events, community meetings, or farmer’s markets.

  3. You don't have to know it all.  Program questions are answered online at or residents can call 614-645-3111

  4. Keep it interesting:
    -Invite friends, family and neighbors to help
    -Brainstorm ways to engage people.  For example, ask fun questions and give out promotional items.
    -Be enthusiastic!  Volunteers should consider wearing a RecyColumbus temporary tattoo and be highly energetic to draw extra attention.

Are you interested in having a recycling ambassador from the City of Columbus talk to your group, class, or at an event?  You can contact Derek Wholihan at [email protected] or Columbus Greenspot at [email protected] to request a speaker.


You can also give a recycling presentation yourself by using the RecyColumbus Powerpoint Presentation. Need talking points? You can download the powerpoint with talking points. 

RecyColumbus Powerpoint 2019

RecyColumbus Powerpoint 2019 Notes

Schedule A Tour

You can plan a tour for a school or community group by contacting SWACO or the Rumpke Material Recovery Facility.  Inquire for availability.


Sample Information Card

Sample coloring page

Greenspot Columbus

Keep Columbus Beautiful