The Electronics recycling collection held monthly at the Gambier Kenyon location is on hold for now. The college is playing things as safely as possible with the current rate of Covid-19 transmission in the county. The collection will not be staffed until further notice. Please do not leave electronics at the site as this is considered illegal dumping, and is punishable by law.
The Knox County Compost facility, located at 7425 Thayer Road in Mount Vernon is in the process of renovation that will include new fencing, an electronic gate and a camera security system to monitor the operation of the site. The purpose of this renovation is to provide access to residents for disposing of yard waste material 7 days a week and to monitor any illegal dumping that could result in contamination of the compost material during grinding. For additional information regarding facility hours and acceptable items, please click on this link.
Knox County Litter and Recycling Program has a new Program Manager. Current Program Manager Randy Canterbury has announced his retirement for January 12, 2021, and Matt was hired to take over the role for Knox County. To read more about Matt, please click on the link to the Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention website. Welcome Matt!
To manage the District’s current and long term solid waste disposal needs in an environmentally responsible and cost effective manner while reducing reliance on landfills by implementing waste reduction, reuse, and recycling strategies.