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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

May 25, 2015
Holiday - County offices closed

May 26, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
North Olmsted

June 2, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Cleveland (Collinwood Rec)

June 9, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Cleveland (Gunning Rec)

June 13, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Brook Park

June 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Highland Heights

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

July 3, 2015
Holiday - County offices closed

July 17, 2015
ZeroLandfill Pollination (materials drop-off)
Garfield Heights

July 18, 2015
ZeroLandfill Harvest (materials pick-up)
Garfield Heights

  

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