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Helping communities and businesses access compliance, technical and financial assistance for their environmental needs.

How can I find a recycler in Ohio?

  • On  June 25, 2021 in |
  • General
  • Today, Ohio residents and businesses have lots of options to return unwanted or extra materials back into use through re-use and recycling. This conserves natural resources and energy and supports recycling jobs throughout the state.

Save the Date! Sustainability Conference 2021

  • On  June 25, 2021 in |
  • General
  • Ohio EPA’s Virtual Sustainability Conference

Ohio EPA’s Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) - Wetland and Stream Preservation and Restoration

  • On  June 25, 2021 in |
  • Funding
  • The Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) uses interest monies from Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) loan sponsor projects to fund preservation and restoration of aquatic habitat. Since 2000, more than $222 million has been awarded for 170 projects to protect and preserve some of Ohio’s highest water quality resources.

DEFA Spring Resource Newsletter 2021

Learn the Lingo

  • On  April 1, 2021 in |
  • Learn the Lingo
  • Do environmental terms sometimes sound like a foreign language to you? If so, you’re not alone. Many businesses and communities have difficulty keeping up with the latest environmental lingo. This feature will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.

Publication Updates

Training Updates

Help Ohio Recycle Shrink Wrap

  • On  April 1, 2021 in |
  • General
  • Each spring, all over Ohio, boats come out of their plastic-wrapped winter hibernation for another season on Lake Erie and other waterways. In the fall, those boats get a new coating of shrink-wrap to weather for the Ohio winter.

Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) 2020 Annual Report

  • On  April 1, 2021 in |
  • General
  • 2020 marked another successful year of enhanced services to Ohio’s businesses and communities through Ohio EPA’s Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA). Through our team’s efforts, we surpassed prior years of assistance and service to our customers.

What is universal waste? How do I manage it properly?

  • On  April 1, 2021 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • Universal wastes are specific hazardous waste streams that a generator can choose to manage in an alternative manner in place of the more complex hazardous waste requirements.