You are here: Home > Education > Student Page > Household Waste Percentages
Have a Question or Comment? Let us know!

Household Waste Percentages

Middle school members of the City of Lakewood's H20 "Help to Others" Summer Camp demonstrate the amount of trash going to the landfill.

  • 41% paper
  • 21% food and yard waste
  • 15% other
  • 9% plastic
  • 8% metal
  • 6% glass

Think of this: 80% of the trash can be recycled.

Calendar of Events

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

March 2-13, 2015
Goodwill Clothing Collection Contest
Schools throughout the county

April 1-30, 2015
Computer recycling events
City service departments

April 4, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Broadview Heights

April 14, 2015
Recycling Container Grant Training
Garfield Heights

April 17, 2015
Waste & Recycling $ense for Business seminar
Garfield Heights

April 19, 2015
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea

April 22, 2015
Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Moreland Hills


Register for our e-newsletter