Slide 2021 Ornament Contest Create your own holiday ornament out of reused materials for a chance at winning a $25 Wal-Mart gift card. This contest runs from OCT 18- DEC 5. Click here for more information and to register into the contest. Slide KEEP CONTAMINATION
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Dont forget that next week we will have roll off bins at the fairgrounds in Ottawa, Sandusky, and Seneca county to compost any pumpkins or gourds you may have. They will be out from Monday 11/1 until Friday 11/5 to drop off at your own time.

Remember- this is for pumpkins and gourds only, please do not dump any other yard waste into the bins.
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We are excited to share with you that we are holding our first ever pumpkin composting drop off! Take your pumpkins and gourds to the Ottawa, Sandusky, or Seneca County Fairgrounds between November 1 - 5 and drop them in the large drop off bin marked with our banner. These pumpkins will be taken to an area farm where they will be composted.

Please make sure that you only dispose of organic material (no candles, batteries, or other decorations inside or around the pumpkin) painted pumpkins are fine to drop off.

Do not dump any yard waste in these bins. Pumpkins and other gourds only please.
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Timeline PhotosHave you ever noticed a small number on the bottom of plastic items centered within a “chasing arrows” triangle? It is a common misconception that those numbers on the bottom of plastic materials indicate whether an item is recyclable. Often incorrectly referred to as “recycling symbols,” those numbers only identify the type of plastic the item is made of – not whether or not the item is actually recyclable. Learn more about how to know if a plastic item is recyclable or not: #RepublicServices #RecyclingSimplified ... See MoreSee Less


Leaf collection season will begin on November 1, 2021 and run through December 3, 2021. The Street Department will only collect leaves in paper biodegradable bags placed by the curb. Plastic trash bags and bags that have trash mixed in with leaves will NOT be accepted. Paper biodegradable bags can be purchased at Kroger, hardware stores and other big box stores.

The Fostoria Compost Facility located at 1240 S. Union Street is open for yard waste dumping only. Cameras are monitored by Street Department and with the help of the Fostoria Police Department, action can and will be taken for trash that is dumped at the compost facility.

Zone 1 - MONDAY
The west side of Countyline and everything west to the city limits. Findlay Street is the southern border and Stearns Road is the northern.

Zone 2 - TUESDAY
The east side of Countyline and everything east to C&O Railroad. City limits is the northern border and South Street is the southern border. The north side of South Street is included in zone 2.

Everything east of C&O Railroad to the city limits. City limits is also the northen border. The southern is the south set of tracks on Columbus Avenue.

Everything south of South Street to city limits in the east, west and southern border.
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