Rumpke’s founders and brothers, William F. Rumpke Sr. and Bernard Rumpke, remove scrap metals, glass and rags from the trash for recycling.
Rumpke forms official Rumpke Recycling division with the purchase of Pickaway County Community Action (PICCA) Recycling in Circleville, Ohio, the largest non-profit recycling center in the State of Ohio. PICCA Recycling’s director, Steve Sargent, also joins Rumpke as director of recycling.
Rumpke Recycling opens recycling facilities in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Louisville.
The City of Cincinnati partners with Rumpke Recycling for the largest residential curbside recycling contract in Ohio.
Rumpke Recycling introduces single stream recycling, which eliminates the need for residents to separate recyclables before collection. Now, Rumpke Recycling performs the separation through an automated and manual process.
Rumpke Recycling opens its regional glass processing facility in Dayton, Ohio, which annually processes nearly 20,000 tons of glass.
Rumpke Recycling launches the grand opening of its Ohio Valley District in Ironton, Ohio, which operates a commercial processing operation and public buy-back center.
Rumpke Recycling partners with Anheuser-Busch to open the Rumpke Can Processing Facility in Georgetown, Ky., which specialized in handling post-consumer aluminum beverage cans.
Through an acquisition in Northern Ohio, Rumpke Recycling begins managing its Richland County Transfer & Recycling Facility in Mansfield, Ohio.
Rumpke Recycling completes a $6.5 million upgrade of its single stream recycling facility in Cincinnati to include the most advanced recycling technology on the market.
Rumpke purchases recycling facilities in Chillicothe and Mt. Vernon, Ohio. The company also renovates and upgrades its single stream recycling facility in Columbus, Ohio, and its regional glass processing facility in Dayton, Ohio.