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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

August 1-31, 2015
Recycle Your Computer Month
City Service Departments

Scrap Tire Round-Up
City Service Departments

September 1, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Cuyahoga County Administration Bldg.

September 7, 2015
Holiday -- County offices closed

September 16-17, 2015
7th annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit

September 19, 2015
Habitat ReStore Tool Drive/Community Collection
Rocky River

September 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale

September 24, 2015
Waste & Recycling $ense for Business seminar
Garfield Heights

September 26. 2015
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Local law enforcement

September 27, 2015
Habitat ReStore Tool Drive/Community Collection

October 10, 2015
BBB Secure Your ID shredding event
Westlake and Wickliffe

November 5, 2015
Recycling Roundtable for Businesses
Garfield Heights


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