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Municipal HHW Guidelines

The Solid Waste District has developed materials and documents to help our communities and their service departments operate their household hazardous waste (HHW) collections.  This list includes a collection of items from the District, our HHW contractor, and the Ohio EPA.

If there are any questions about these items, please contact us.

** 2015 Calendar of HHW Operating Days **

Program data (weights by community)

2015 HHW Disposal Program Results
Spreadsheet tracking the delivery weights from each city; organized by District operation/collection day.
Data from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

2014 HHW Disposal Program Results

2013 HHW Disposal Program Results

2012 HHW Disposal Program Results

2011 HHW Disposal Program Results

Guidance documents for service departments

Guidelines for Municipal HHW collections
Handouts given at city training sessions held in 2015; Clean Harbors' segregation and packaging instructions; DOT exemptions; example of garage collection area.
Guidance document from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

HHW Segregation Chart
An easy-to-follow chart to show how to separate and package HHW materials collected.
Guidance document from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
Ohio EPA issues a memo to reinforce rules and regulations regarding HHW.
Memo from the Ohio EPA
November 20, 2009

Cuyahoga County HHW Acceptance Form
A checklist to determine if questionable waste is from a household.
Form from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days and Service Departments
Ohio EPA presents HHW guidelines at Trash Talk meeting.
Presentation by Adrienne LaFavre, Ohio EPA, Office of Compliance and Pollution Prevention
September 28, 2010

Calendar of Events


Ongoing
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

April 1-30, 2015
Computer recycling events
City service departments

April 11, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Bay Village

April 14, 2015
Recycling Container Grant Training
Garfield Heights

April 17, 2015
Waste & Recycling $ense for Business seminar
Garfield Heights

April 18, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Broadview Heights

April 19, 2015
Earthfest
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea

April 22, 2015
Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Moreland Hills

April 25, 2015
BBB/Rad Air shredding events
Parma Heights and Solon

April 28, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
South Euclid

May 2, 2015
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Patch Event
CanalWay Center

May 16, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Strongsville


  

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