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Businesses -- learn how to start recycling via free seminars

Businesses, non-profits, and schools are invited to learn how to start an in-house recycling program and save money by doing so. Free seminars will be held June 24 and September 24.

Poetree Contest votes due May 25

 Second Grade  Fourth Grade  Sixth Grade 
 Third Grade  Fifth Grade    Tenth Grade

Entries have been received for the District's annual student poetry contest. Open to students in Cuyahoga County from grades 1-12, the submitted poems are about trees. Help choose the winners by visiting the above links and voting for your favorite poem. Submit your vote, including grade level and entry number, to by Monday, May 25.

Get rid of household hazardous waste

Need to get rid of oil-based paints, pesticides, and automotive fluids? See when your community is holding it's next collection.  

Dispose of unwanted latex (water) paint by drying it out and putting it in the trash.


Yard clean-up? Learn about backyard composting

This spring, backyard compost seminars are happening in a community near you. Bins are also for sale.  See a list of locations.

Apply to be a Master Recycler!

Our popular adult education program is a lecture and tour series for Cuyahoga County residents, businesses, and college students. It offers participants an in-depth study of solid waste management including waste reduction, composting, reuse, and recycling.



Calendar of Events

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

May 25, 2015
Holiday - County offices closed

May 26, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
North Olmsted

June 2, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Cleveland (Collinwood Rec)

June 9, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Cleveland (Gunning Rec)

June 13, 2015
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Tool Drive
Brook Park

June 23, 2015
Compost Seminar & Bin Sale
Highland Heights

June 24, 2015
Waste & Recycling $ense for Business seminar
Garfield Heights

July 3, 2015
Holiday - County offices closed

July 17, 2015
ZeroLandfill Pollination (materials drop-off)
Garfield Heights

July 18, 2015
ZeroLandfill Harvest (materials pick-up)
Garfield Heights


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