Episode 137 | SWACO

Summary:

Kyle O’Keefe is the Director of Innovation and Programs for the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO). Kyle’s role at SWACO focuses on creating community supported waste reduction and diversion programs that help to build stronger and more resilient communities in central Ohio through environmental, social, and economic stewardship.

Milestones:

(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:53) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:01:23) The SunDown Group
(00:01:46) Small Biz Cares
(00:02:24) The Conquering Columbus Podcast Startup Package
(00:02:51) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:45) Introduction to Kyle & SWACO
(00:04:20) Kyle’s background
(00:05:40) Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute
(00:09:50) Rural Action
(00:12:30) Spreading awareness at SWACO
(00:17:40) Tacking problems at SWACO
(00:19:55) The four basic pillars of a SWACO initiative
(00:21:25) What can the Columbus community do to help reduce waste?
(00:25:45) The role of the garbage disposal
(00:28:00) The regional waste stream and the Recycle Right Program
(00:31:00) What to, and what not to, recycle
(00:32:30) How recycling works
(00:35:25) Live Uncomfortably
(00:37:15) Closing remarks
(00:37:33) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:37:57) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:38:27) The SunDown Group
(00:38:49) Small Biz Cares
(00:39:27) The Conquering Columbus Startup Package
(00:39:53) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:

Kyle O’Keefe
SWACO
COFWI
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
Small Biz CaresThe SunDown Group
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