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Seminars for Adults

The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District provides presentations that meet the Solid Waste District's mission for adult audiences.  If your group is interested in scheduling a presentation, contact Kathleen at (216) 443-3731. 

Compost Seminars & Bin Sales

Compost Seminars & Bin Sales are held around Cuyahoga County from March to November for the general public.  Learn about how to compost in your backyard and reduce the amount of organics going to landfills.  People new to composting and long time composters can attend these free sessions.  All are welcome.  For current dates and locations, visit our Composting page.  Registration is required. 

Clean Up, Green Up: Removing Home-Based Hazardous Materials

Join the Solid Waste Management District for a free, interactive lecture about household hazardous wastes.  Clean Up, Green Up: Removing Home-Based Hazardous Materials is a 90-minute educational seminar to help residents learn what materials may be hazardous in the home and how to properly store and dispose of them. Find out about safer substitutes for common household cleaning products and take home ideas and resources for greening your home.

Business Recycling Presentations

The Business Recycling Specialist can deliver a presentation to your business or organization that can assist with waste reduction and recycling.   Contact our Business Recycling Specialist with your request. 

Sort Out Recycling

Our Recycling 101 course addresses the complexities of the recycling process and dispells the myths people believe about recycling.  Learn where recyclables go and how recycling benefits the environment.  Any adult organization, group or business can request this presentation. 

Recycling Education and/or Environmental Education Presentations

The Education Specialist can deliver customized recycling education and sustainable presentations for groups such as educators, PTA, garden clubs, etc.  Contact our Education Specialist with your request. 

Calendar of Events

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

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

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

September 7, 2015
Holiday -- County offices closed

September 16-17, 2015
7th annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit

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

September 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale

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

September 26. 2015
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Local law enforcement

September 27, 2015
Habitat ReStore Tool Drive/Community Collection

October 10, 2015
BBB Secure Your ID shredding event
Westlake and Wickliffe

November 5, 2015
Recycling Roundtable for Businesses
Garfield Heights


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