As a precautionary response to COVID-19, Ohio EPA is currently operating with most staff working remotely. If you are working with our staff on a current project and you know the name of the employee you are working with, email them at firstname.lastname@epa.ohio.gov or call them directly. The Agency website has contact information for every district, division, and office. In order to reach us, please contact Ohio EPA’s main phone line at (614) 644-3020 or the main line for the division or office you are trying to reach.

After March 23, our district offices and Central Office will be temporarily closed and will have increasingly limited ability to receive deliveries, plans, etc. All entities are encouraged to submit plans, permit applications, etc., electronically where there are existing avenues to do so, such as the eBusiness Center (eBiz). Please refer to the list of available services on the main eBiz webpage. We encourage you to make use of all that apply, even if you have not used eBiz in the past. Plans under 25 MB can be emailed. For large plans over 25 MB, entities should work with the reviewer/division to upload via LiquidFiles. Directions for submitting docs via LiquidFiles is available on YouTube. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding.

To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946

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Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Keeps Getting Better

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
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  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace is a free online platform allowing businesses and organizations to connect and find reuse and recycling solutions for waste and by-product materials.

Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Year-Two Success

  • On  October 22, 2019 in |
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  • In 2017, Ohio EPA launched the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM), a free online service where Ohio businesses, not-for-profits and government organizations can advertise and acquire useful products and materials that may be destined for a landfill.

Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education (E4) Awards Program

  • On  October 22, 2019 in |
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  • The Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education (E4) Program recognizes any K-12 public or private school for their achievements in environmental stewardship and efforts to educate and involve students on environmental topics.

The Buckeye State is Investing in a Sustainable Recycling System

  • On  September 10, 2019 in |
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  • Ohio EPA, solid waste management districts (SWMDs), material recovery facilities (MRFs), haulers, Ohio communities and The Recycling Partnership (The Partnership) are tackling the issue of non-recyclable trash in recycling by investing in education and outreach in pilot areas around the state.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Platform Migration is Complete

  • On  September 10, 2019 in |
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  • If you are currently an OMM member and have not logged in since the new platform was launched, you will need to request a new password by clicking on the “forgot username or password.” Enter your account email address and select “Request new password.” You will be emailed a link to enter the new platform password reset page.

E3 Case Study Platinum Award Winner – YSI, Inc.

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • Ohio EPA recognized YSI, Inc., in Yellow Springs in September 2018 with a Platinum Level award for its sustainability initiatives, conservation and efficiency programs, and water quality education efforts. YSI manufactures sampling and monitoring instruments for environmental and in-process monitoring, including equipment widely used to track water quality conditions and trends.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace: New Electronic Platform is Here!

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace has migrated to a new dynamic platform. The new marketplace features an improved communication tool and is mobile-friendly to ease the creation of new material posts and speed material searches.

Ohio EPA Hosts Second Sustainability Conference

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • On April 17, 2019, Ohio EPA held its second Sustainability Conference in Columbus. Two hundred business and community representatives attended. The event provided opportunities to learn ways to become a part of the sustainability movement.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace: Get Free Goods to Build Your Business!

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
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  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace is a free online platform helping businesses and organizations find reuse and recycling solutions for disposing or acquiring waste and by-product materials. Many of the materials available are free. Join the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) to see what's available.

Recycling and Litter Prevention Scrap Tire Success Story - Jackson Center

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
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  • Using the Recycling and Litter Prevention (R&LP) scrap tire grant from Ohio EPA’s DEFA, along with matching funds from Jackson Center Schools (JCS), a ground tire rubber (GTR) paving project created a new running track and walking paths connecting athletic facilities and a community park.