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Exec Director named Solid Waste Professional of the Year

Congratulations to our Executive Director Diane Bickett who was recently named the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Ohio Buckeye Chapter's Solid Waste Professional of the Year.  Diane was recognized for her outstanding accomplishments and contributions to recycling and solid waste management in Ohio.

Drop-off hard-to-recycle items at the Solid Waste District

Now you can recycle small household appliances, personal electronics, formed Styrofoam, shrink wrap and plastic banding, campaign signs, and holiday lights at the District's facility in Garfield Heights. (flyer)

Dispose of household hazardous wastes (oil-base paint, pesticides, and more)

Doing a home or garage clean-out this fall? Dispose of oil-base paints, pesticides, and more in your community
Got latex paint?  Watch our video to learn how to dry it out for disposal in the trash.


Environmental Crimes Task Force acts to stop illegal dumping

This past year, Executive Director Diane Bickett and local law enforcement have worked diligently to fight illegal dumping in our communities. Recently, the Environmental Crimes Task Force and its efforts were a featured story on WKYC TV-3.

Pass It On
book updated for 2014

We are pleased to present the 6th edition of our award-winning book Pass It On: A Resource-Full Guide to Donating Usable Stuff.  The new edition was updated and printed in July 2014.  The book is now available as a searchable database, hard copy, or PDF.


Recycling seminars for businesses, organizations, and schools

Businesses can attend free seminars to learn how to successfully recycle at work and how to contract for waste & recycling services. The next seminar is September 23.


Calendar of Events

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

October 23, 2014
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Downtown Cleveland

November 4, 2014
Election Day

November 4-14, 2014
Elect to Recycle: Campaign sign recycling program

November 11, 2014
Holiday - County offices closed

November 15, 2014
America Recycles Day

November 27-28, 2014
Holiday - County offices closed


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