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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

What Do I Do With...? 
Find the answer to your biggest recycling question.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

February 15, 2016
Holiday -- County offices closed

March 16, 2016
Waste & Recycling Sense for Business seminar

April 1-30, 2016
Recycle Your Computer Month

April 17, 2016
Earth Day Coalition's Earthfest
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

April 22, 2016
Happy Earth Day!


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