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. If you wish to send hard copies of documents to any of Ohio EPA’s district offices, the best method to ensure we receive these documents is to send them via U.S. Mail. Since all offices are closed, deliveries outside of U.S. Mail (FedEx, UPS) will likely be returned because the offices are closed and deliveries cannot be made.

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

The Resource rss

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

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. The mobile option platform connects organizations seeking material reuse and recycling options.

Ohio EPA manages and markets OMM, with support from partners including the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development, the Ohio By-Product Synergy Network and Ohio’s Solid Waste Management Districts. OMM has seen steady growth in participation and material transactions throughout year two of operation. As reported in the OMM Year Two Report, nearly 3.7 million pounds of material was diverted from Ohio’s landfills, and more than $208,000 was saved in terms of virgin material substitution costs and avoided landfill costs since launch.

Please visit ohio.materialsmarketplace.org for more information or to participate. If you have questions or need help, please contact Frank Basting at frank.basting@epa.ohio.gov or (614) 644-3544.

Membership Breakdown by Business Type, OMM Year Two