Curbside Recycling - What Can I Recycle?
|We DO accept the following items:|
|Plastics (1-7)||Junk Mail|
|Glass (clear, green & brown)||Office Paper|
Learn more about plastic recycling
|We DO NOT accept the following items:|
|Aerosol cans*||Outdoor plastic furniture|
|Aluminum siding||Paint (Latex) **|
|Automotive parts||Paint (Oil Base) *|
|Detergent boxes||Plastic bags ***|
|Drinking glasses||Plastic toys|
|Light bulbs||PVC piping|
|Metal cookware||Styrofoam (shaped from shipping cartons only)***|
|Motor oil***||Vinyl siding|
|Non-alkaline batteries***||Wax coated boxes|
|* Accepted at Service Center during specific dates/times - see our calendar
** Latex paint needs to be dried up and placed next to rubbish cart with lid removed on
collection day. Oil-based paint is only accepted during specific
dates/times see our calendar for details.
*** Accepted at the Public Service Facility Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to
Special Item Recycling
- Computers, non-alkaline batteries, motor oil, phone books, Styrofoam (EPS #6 only), plastic bags and tires can be dropped off at the Public Service Center Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
- CFL'S (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) at Lowe's and Home Depot Stores
- Books at Cuyahoga County Public Library or at the Public Service Center Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
- TV's (smaller than 32 inch and some additional small appliances) at Best Buy stores, www.bestbuy.com or phone the store
- Packing peanuts can be recycled at any UPS Store
Call the Service Department at 216-292-1922 with any questions or concerns. If you call during non-business hours, please leave us a detailed voice-mail message and we will get back to you as soon as possible or, leave us a detailed email message at: Email
For Additional Recycling Information Visit the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District
Reduce Your Unwanted Catalogs
Over eight million tons of trees are consumed each year in the production of paper catalogs. Now there's a free service allowing you to reduce the stream of unwanted catalogs flowing into your home. Catalog Choice allows you to opt out of catalogs, coupons, credit card offers, phone books, circulars and more.
All you'll need is the catalog customer number (printed near the name/address field on the back of the catalog). This process is much simpler than telephoning requests to stop and the site maintains a record of catalogs you've eliminated.
Condominium and Apartment Residents
You can participate in the City's recycling program. Recyclable items should be dropped off in the dumpster by the Community Center.
Recycle Tipper Cans
Additional recycle tipper cans are available for purchase at the Service Department from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
- 65 Gallon can $50.00
What do the Numbers Mean?
Links to More Information
Recycling Plastics Today: A Growing Solution
Single Stream Recycling - Leading the Way to Zero Waste
Behind the Scenes - BG's Recycling Center
Virtual Tour of Rhode Island's Materials Recycling Facility
The smashing story of recycling Glass
Lead Battery Recycling Plant
Recycling Batteries Plant
COMPUTER RECYCLING - "How it Works"
HowStuffWorks - CRT/Monitor Recycling
How Do They Recycle Paper ?
HowStuffWorks - Recycling Aluminum
Recycling Empty Plastic Bottles
Beyond Recycling: Recovering the Energy in Non-Recycled Plastics
What is PET ?
What is HDPE ?
What is PVC ?
What is LDPE ?
What is PP ?
What is PS ?
What is Other ?