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About the District
The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District is the leading resource in Cuyahoga County for information, expertise and programs that support sustainable materials management and reduce the environmental impact of waste. Our six staff work to empower residents, communities and organizations to manage their waste responsibly by reducing, reusing, recycling and composting. The District is governed by a Board of Directors and is advised by a Solid Waste Policy Committee which oversees the development and implementation of the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management Plan.
Programs & Services
- Recycling Information, Brochures & Speakers
- Business Recycling Assistance and Workshops
- Children’s Education Programs
- Composting and Recycling Seminars
- Grant Programs
- Recycling & Composting Workshops
- Local Government Contracting Assistance
- Special Recycling Programs
- Household hazardous waste
- Scrap tires
- Election signs, holiday lights, small appliances
- Waste management consulting
Solid Waste District Board of Directors
Mr. Mike Foley, Director of Sustainability for Armond Budish, Cuyahoga County Executive
Mr. Michael Dever, Cuyahoga County Public Works Director
Ms. Sunny Simon, Cuyahoga County Council
Board of Directors meetings are held quarterly. Please check our calendar for meeting dates and locations. Meeting minutes are available from the District.
Solid Waste Policy Committee
Mr. Nathan Kelly, Chair, County Representative
Ms. Shontel Brown, County Representative
Ms. Sunny Simon, County Representative
Mr. Freddy Collier, City of Cleveland
Mayor Cyril Kleem, City of Berea
Mayor Michael Procuk, Village of Brooklyn Heights
Mayor Eileen Patton, City of Fairview Park
Mayor Brad Sellers, City of Warrensville Heights
Mayor Michael Byrne, City of Parma Heights
Mayor Merle Gorden, City of Beachwood
Mayor Susan Infeld, City of University Heights
Ms. Virginia Aveni, Public Representative
Business Representative, vacant
Policy Committee meetings are held quarterly. Please check our calendar for meeting dates and locations.
Public Records Policy
Public Records Policy of the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District
Making a Public Records Request
Directions to the District
The District is located at 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights, OH 44105
- Take I-480 to the Broadway Ave/OH-14 exit (exit 23) located approximately four miles east of I-77.
- At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Broadway Avenue.
- Turn right at the first street light onto East 131 Street.
- Turn left at the first driveway located at the top of the hill. Our building is on the right. Parking is free.
Main Number: (216) 443-3749
Fax Number: (216) 478-0014
Solid Waste District Staff
|Diane Bickett, Executive Director
|Jessica Fenos, Planner
solid waste plan, reports, surveys, contracts and practices, maps of facilities
|Maria Ortiz, Business Administrator
accounts payable/receivable, BuySpeed, becoming a county vendor, HR
|Kathleen Rocco, Education Specialist
composting information, classroom visits, education seminars, adult presentations, workshops, speakers
|Doreen Schreiber, Business Recycling Specialist
business recycling assistance, setting up a recycling program, recycling seminars, speakers
|Cristie Snyder, Programs and Communications Officer
recycling and disposal information, programs, newsletters, promotions, advertising, PR, social media, media relations