Special Collection Events
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day
- HHW Drop Off Day on September 18th, 2021 from 8 am - 12 pm at The Ross County Fair Grounds
Tire and/or Electronic Disposal
- Ross County Tire & Electronic Recycling Event - October 3, 2020 8 am - 12 pm at the Ross County Fair Grounds - Flyer
- Pickaway County Tire & Electronic Recycling Event - September 12, 2020 8 am - 12 pm at the Pickaway County Highway Dept.
- Highland County Tire & Electronic Recycling Event - October 17, 2020 8am-12 pm at Highland County Community Action
- Fayette County Tire Recycling Event - * Fayette County Soil & Water is hosting a tire collection day on August 15, 2020 - PRE-REGISTRATION is required. For more information on their event, please visit: Fayette County Ohio Website
Education Outreach Events
For more information about upcoming educational events, please contact the RPHF Solid Waste District at 740-420-5452.
- Earth Gathering Juried Arts Festival (Hosted by Chillicothe Art League) - Postponed more information TBA
- Beginners Workshop: Backyard Composting - May 3, 2021 (details coming soon)
- Friday in The Park - Canceled
- Experience Earth Camp - July 21st - 23rd 2020
We host a creative drawing billboard contest for all 5th graders in the four county district. The winning billboards (1 per county) are displayed the month of April in observance of Earth Day. Please have all entries submitted by February 12th, 2021.
2021 Billboard Contest:
2020 Billboard Contest Results:
- Ross County (4087 OLD US 35 1 MI W/O RT 138): Jack, Ross County Christian Academy
- Pickaway County (US 23 .5mi S/O S Bloomfield): Briar, Ashville Elementary
- Highland County (318 ROUTE 138 & ROUTE 28): Meghan, Bright Elementary
- Fayette County (1195 St. 22 W .5mi E/O Rt 35 WCH): Nora, Miami Trace Elementary
2019 Contest Results:
Become a Volunteer
The RPHF Solid Waste District is searching for people like you to help clean up litter around the public recycling drop-off sites. If you would like to help clean up your community, please email Lauren Grooms at firstname.lastname@example.org