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The Delaware, Knox, Marion, Morrow (DKMM) Joint Solid Waste District is a legal political subdivision of the State of Ohio and is funded by a $6.00 per ton fee on municipal solid waste generated within our District.

The District's Board of Directors consists of twelve County Commissioners from it's four county members.  The Board is charged with implementing the District's Solid Waste Management Plan.

DKMM funds programs that provide education about and alternatives to disposal of generated wastes.  These programs include: recycling, composting, education and awareness, solid waste environmental and monitoring and household hazardous waste, electronics and tire collections.  DKMM also provides grant funding to both private and public-sector entities to improve existing or implement new effective waste management programs.

DKMM News and Events

Rumpke Mt. Vernon Recycling Center Closing at Year End

Rumpke has decided  to close the Recycling Center on Columbus Avenue in Mount Vernon effective December 31, 2016. City residents should use the curbside program available through their trash hauler.  Residents living outside of the city should use the recycling drop-off location that is most convenient. Click here for drop-off locations. 

Holiday closings
The DKMM office will be closed to observe the following holidays:

Friday, Novermber 11th - Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24th - Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 25th - Thanksgiving Break
Monday, December 26th - Christmas Holiday

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