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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

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
Cleveland

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

September 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Lakewood

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
Beachwood

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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