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Services for Local Governments

The following free services are offered to all communities in Cuyahoga County:

Business Recycling Assistance

Help with developing workplace recycling programs including presentations, waste audits, and recycling market information. Contact Doreen Schreiber.

Children’s Education Programs

Classroom presentations, teacher workshops, mini-grants, summer programs, teacher materials and field trips. Contact Kathleen Rocco.

Community Contracts & Practices

Data on the solid waste management and recycling contracts of each of Cuyahoga County’s fifty-nine communities.  The Solid Waste District makes updates as information becomes available from the communities. The Community Contracts & Practices data was last updated on April 1, 2016. Contact Jessica Fenos.

Grants

Small grants for communities, schools and non-profit organizations to support recycling collection and recycling awareness. Contact Diane Bickett.

Litter Collection Program

Year-round litter collection for communities through a partnership with Court Community Service Inc., a non-profit agency that arranges community service work for adult offenders referred by the Cuyahoga County Municipal and Common Pleas courts. Provides the extra help to keep public areas and roadways clean. Contact Diane Bickett.

Local Government Cooperatives

Help with cooperative contracting for solid waste and recycling services among communities. Contact Diane Bickett

Local Government Consulting Services

Solid waste and recycling market information, industry data, contracting assistance, and program efficiency assistance. Contact Diane Bickett.

Recycling Information

Recycling hotline, web site, brochures, social media, promotional materials, recycling program assistance, presentations and e-newsletter. Contact Cristie Snyder.

Scrap Tire Round-Up

Annual recycling event in the fall to collect scrap tires from residents. District contractor picks up tires from city service departments via scheduled truck route. Contact Cristie Snyder.

Solid Waste Contract Survey Data

Information on municipal solid waste and recycling contracts including contract terms and prices. Contact Jessica Fenos.

Speakers

Recycling presentations customized for any age and organization. Contact Kathleen Rocco.

Special Waste Collections

Seasonal collection events for household hazardous waste, scrap tires, computers, election signs and Christmas lights. Contact Cristie Snyder.

Trash Talk Workshops

Quarterly workshops held for city service department personnel provide opportunities to network, learn best practices, and stay up to date with recycling and waste industry trends.