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These items are considered Hazardous Materials. Many of these are dangerous if placed in your regular rubbish, and cannot go to a landfill. In order to accommodate these requests, the Beachwood Public Works Department offers Household Hazardous Materials drop offs year round. Items may be brought to the Public Works Center, 23355 Mercantile Rd, Monday-Friday between 7:30AM and 3:30 PM.
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The Public Works Department’s regular working hours are Monday through Friday between 7:30AM and 3:30PM. Beachwood City Ordinance #660.21 states that no person shall:
•Place rubbish for collection prior to 6:00PM. on the evening preceding the day scheduled by the Director of Public Works for rubbish collection or after 7:30AM. the day of your rubbish collection.
•Allow empty containers or other uncollected rubbish items to remain at the place of collection after 9AM. of the day following the day scheduled by the Director of Public Works.
Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Punishment shall be as provided in Section 698.02.
When the Public Works Department is closed on holidays, except on Thanksgiving, rubbish will be delayed one day after the respective holiday that week only. For example, if a holiday falls on a Monday, Monday’s collection will be Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection Wednesday, and so on. Thanksgiving Day’s collection will be picked up on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
The Public Works Department recognizes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Call the Public Works Department at 216-292-1922 to request a special pick up. Calls made before 12:00PM can usually be picked up the day of the request.
The Public Works Department recognizes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Thanksgiving Day (will be picked up on Wednesday), Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Only these items should be placed in the green recycling carts for curbside pick up:
Paper and Boxes:Newspapers and insertsMagazines and catalogsJunk mail and envelopes (window envelopes are okay)Postcards, greeting cards, coupon packetsPhone booksPaper grocery bagsCereal and dry food boxes, shoe boxes, toothpaste or OTC medicine boxesPaper tubes, tissue boxes (toilet paper, paper towels)Office paper, stationery, business cards, any colorHard (cover removed) or soft cover booksWrapping paper (including the cardboard tube)cardboard (flattened)Paper shopping bagsClean pizza boxes (free of excess food and grease)Paper egg cartons
Glass:Glass food bottles and jars (clear, green and brown)
Bottles and jugs need to be emptied and rinsedCans:
Aluminum and Steel food cans
Cans need to be emptied and rinsedPlastic bottles and Jugs:Water and soda bottles
Milk, water and juice jugs
Laundry detergent jugs and bleach bottles.
Bottles and jugs should be emptied and rinsed and the cap replaced.
Cartons:Milk, juice, soup and broth and wine cartons.
Cartons should be emptied and rinsed and the cap replaced.
THE CITY DOES NOT ACCEPT: Any plastic item not listed above, Wax Coated Boxes, Motor Oil*, Paint, Tires*, Automotive Parts, Outside Plastic Furniture Vinyl Siding, Detergent Boxes, Clothes Hangers, Aerosol Cans, Window Glass, Drinking Glasses, Light Bulbs, Metal Cookware, PVC Piping, Pallets, Plastic Toys, Wood, Aluminum Siding .
*These items can be recycled at the Public Works Department
The Public Works Works Department located at 23355 Mercantile Rd, West Driveway (left driveway when facing the front of the building) inside the gate to the right. There is a sign over the overhead door. Pick up the phone next to the door for assistance. Hours are Monday- Friday between 7:30AM and 3:30PM.
There is a drop off for recyclables at the Community Center, 25225 Fairmount Blvd. There is access to this container 7 days per week 24 hours per day for residents only.
Only these items should be placed in the drop off container:
Monday through Friday, 7:30AM to 3:30PM except holidays. Call 216-292-1922 if you have questions. The Public Works Department recognizes the following official holidays:
•New Year's Day
•Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
•Thanksgiving Day/Day After Thanksgiving
23355 Mercantile Rd, Beachwood, Ohio 44122. The main phone number is 216- 292-1922.
If a tree has fallen on your property, contact a tree service company. If a tree has fallen on city property, i.e. your tree lawn, call the Public Works Department at 216-292-1922.
If there are skunks, groundhogs or rats outside of your home, contact the Public Works Department at 216-292-1922.
Call the Public Works Department at 216-292-1922.
No person shall engage in construction or other activities, such as hammering, pounding, grinding or grading, so as to create objectionable or unreasonable noise or a disturbance to neighbors or other residents in the City, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and official holidays. In case of an emergency, such as a utility outage, significant hardship, or to provide for safe and efficient flow of motor vehicle traffic, the Safety Director may authorize work during prohibited hours