Waste & Recycling Audit

download (1)Waste & Recycling Audit

Rumpke works with businesses to perform waste and recycling audits, which involves closely reviewing a work location’s overall waste stream to identify materials that can be recycled. This is the starting point for developing a successful and cost-effective recycling program.

Rumpke will visually inspect and detail the types and volumes of trash. This analysis will provide information for Rumpke to design a comprehensive recycling program customized to meet your company’s needs.

If you’re already recycling, an audit may help identify additional ways to recycle more materials.

Benefits of a Waste & Recycling Audit

  • Identify and provide a breakdown of all materials currently generated.
  • Determine which items can be recycled.
  • Review options for recycling rather than landfilling.
  • Compare the cost of landfilling to the cost of implementing a recycling program.

Narcan Clinic

Dadownloadily 8 – 4
Nasal Naloxone is available for parents, partners, and all other persons interested in preventing an overdose of a loved one.  Naloxone is very quick acting and upon revival, the person usually is angry and  combative so be prepared.

Lorain County General Health District: 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria. Appointments Appreciated: 440.322.6367
Please allow 20 minutes for education.

 

Adult Immunization Clinic Information

logoThe Lorain County Health Department holds an adult immunization clinic on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Walk-in between 1 pm and 6 pm. They offer the following vaccines:

 

ADAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis)
Zostavax (Shingles)
Prevnar 13 and Pneumovax 23
MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Meningitis
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

The health department will bill your insurance for the vaccine and administration fee. There will be no balance due after your insurance pays as long as you’re a resident of Lorain County.

Contact Karen Shufelt at 440.322.6367 with any questions.

Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)

wens_logoLorain County will be launching the WENS program in the near future. You can follow the link below to set up your account.  The system allows officials to send out mass notifications to those affected by possible hazards in their area. The system allows each person to personalize what they receive. Only individuals who have signed up will be alerted. There is no charge for the service. Once the system is complete you may receive a few test notifications during activation.

 

2-1-1 First Call for Help

United Way of Greater Lorain County’s First Call for Help is Lorain County’s free 24-hour a day, seven-day a week, community information and referral service.  The service utilizes a database of thousands of local resources to assist people in accessing the help they need.

2-1-1 First Call for Help can be accessed:
1. By calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-275-6106
2. By visiting www.211lorain.org

If you have any questions, please contact Allison Brown-Smith, United Way of Greater Lorain County at 440.277.6530 x233 or allison.brownsmith@uwloraincounty.org .