1135 North Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891   

  Email:   Telephone: 419-238-7767  

  Our Mission: The mission of the Solid Waste Management District is to provide waste 
  reduction services and opportunities in a manner that exceeds the expectations of its customers
  and the communities it serves.

  Van Wert County SWMD provides recycling and e-waste management services to rural and city residents, as well as commercial, industrial and institutional entities. The SWMD facility is located at the northwest corner of Van Wert off U.S. 127 and U.S. Route 30.

   The Recycling Center is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the first and third Saturdays of each month from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle....

“The Van Wert Solid Waste District recycling programs are made possible in part by funding provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Recycling & Litter Prevention, Community Development Grant.”

Recyclers Guide

Township Drop-Offs  

 Drive Thru  


 Non-Profit Collections    

Allen County Drop-Offs

 Other Services


 Compost Facility

Earth Day

2020 Holiday Schedule

2019-2033 Plan