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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


Ongoing
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

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

April 25, 2015
Party for the Planet
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

April 25, 2015
BBB/Rad Air shredding events
Parma Heights and Solon

April 25, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Rocky River

April 28, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
South Euclid

May 2, 2015
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Patch Event
CanalWay Center

May 2, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Shaker Heights

May 5, 2015
Election Day

May 5-15, 2015
Elect to Recycle: Campaign sign recycling
Garfield Heights

May 5, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Strongsville

May 9, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Brecksville

May 13, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Shaker Heights

May 16, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Strongsville


  

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