Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District

Press Releases

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June 21, 2017

Brewer Science special waste collection nets 14 tons of recyclable material

May 31, 2017

Ten Rolla Technical Institute students place in Earth Day contest

May 26, 2017

Five Maries County R-2 students place in Earth Day contest

Three Steelville R-3 Elementary students place in Earth Day contest

37 Phelps County students place in Earth Day contest

Three Gasconade County R-2 students place in Earth Day contest

Fourteen students from St. George place in Earth Day contest

Two Salem R-80 students place in Earth Day contest

May 8, 2017

Electronics, appliance, tire collection May 20 in Rolla

March 30, 2017

Electronics, appliance collection April 29 in Owensville

February 16, 2017

Area businesses sponsor Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest prizes

January 31, 2017

Ozark Rivers awards over $200,000 in local grants

Bourbon High School receives $9,500 for vermicomposting

The Dixon Caring Center, Dixon High School Key Club receive funding

January 18, 2017

Ozark Rivers kicks off “Be Earth Wise” theme for annual Earth Day poster, trash art contest

December 5, 2016

ORSWMD recognizes environmental efforts

Bourbon teacher, state park receive environmental awards

Dixon High School Key Club receives award for school

Earth’s Classroom receives award for non-profit organization

Eco-Miners receive award for student-volunteer involvement

Onondaga Cave State Park receives award for facility/solid waste management

Valerie McEwyn receives award for environmental educator

November 1, 2016

More than 11 tons of electronic waste, appliances collected, recycled in fall special collections

October 24, 2016

ORSWMD to recognize individuals for environmental efforts

September 19, 2016

Electronics, appliance collection Oct. 1 in St. Robert

September 2, 2016

Electronics, appliance collection Sept. 17 in Cuba

July 18, 2016

Grant workshop for solid waste management planned for July 26

July 1, 2016
Ozark Rivers announces 2017 grant round for solid waste education, recycling

Ozark Rivers board learns about 2016 “Waste Wise” program at June meeting

June 21, 2016
Recycle collection at Brewer Science collected 24,659 pounds

June 6, 2016
ORSWMD board learns MVE suspends tire collections
$23,118.20 unused grant funds to return to the district

May 12, 2016
Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest Winners announced
Twenty-eight Gasconade County students place in Earth Day contest

Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest winners announced
Four Maries County students place in Earth Day Contest

Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest winners announced
Nineteen St. George students place in Earth Day Contest

May 5, 2016
Earth Day winners at Bourbon High School

April 12, 2016
Electronics, appliance, tire collection April 30 in Belle
Open to residents in Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties

March 14, 2016
HHW drop-off centers in Rolla, St. Robert open year-round

February 24, 2016
Area businesses sponsoring prizes for Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest

January 25, 2016
Ozark Rivers kicks off “Get Wired For E-Cycling!”
Earth Day poster, trash art contest

December 8, 2015
ORSWMD gives regional awards for environmental efforts

Ozark Rivers awards $186,685 in local grants

November 17, 2015
Ozark Rivers to honor recycling efforts at Dec. 1 meeting

November 9, 2015
Solid waste plan update focus group to meet Nov. 19

August 10, 2015
Waste collection at Brewer Science collected 27.79 tons

August 4, 2015
Solid waste grant workshop planned Aug.4