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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

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

August 9, 2015
Freecycle event
Bexley Park, South Euclid

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

September 7, 2015
Holiday -- County offices closed

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

September 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Lakewood

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

September 27, 2015
Habitat ReStore Tool Drive/Community Collection
Beachwood
 

  

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