Local Governments

Residential Recycling

  • Target Communities: Read how local communities improved their recycling rates with assistance from the District.Community Recycling Rates: Learn how your community's recycling rate compares to other communities in Hamilton County.
  • Residential Recycling Incentive (RRI): The District divides $1,050,000 annually in RRI funds among Hamilton County communities as an incentive to increase recycling and reduce waste. As a community increases their recycling rate and tons of materials collected, the community receives more RRI funds. For information regarding the Residential Recycling Incentive program, contact Michelle Balz at 513-946-7789
  • Increase Your Community's Recycling Rate: Check out these ideas to increase your community's recycling rate.

Solid Waste Management Plan

The primary responsibility of the District is to prepare and implement a Solid Waste Management Plan that ensures residents have access to adequate disposal capacity and that complies with state-mandated recycling goals.

Recycling at Work—Assistance with Recycling in Your Office

Start or improve recycling in your office or community center with our help. For more information, visit our Recycling at Work page or contact Michelle Balz at 513-946-7789.


Every year on America Recycles Day, the District awards communities with outstanding or significantly improved recycling programs.