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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

September
Scrap Tire Round-Up
City service departments

September 23, 2014
Waste & Recycling $ense for Business seminar
Cuyahoga County Library, Garfield Heights

September 27, 2014
DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back
Local police stations and law enforcement agencies

October 2, 2014
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Orange Village

October 20-21, 2014
AOR "Celebrating Recycling in Ohio" Conference
Maumee Bay State Park Lodge

November 15, 2014
America Recycles Day

  

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