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  • Rubbish cans not to exceed 32 gallons/50 lbs filled
  • Rubbish placed adjacent to driveway and accessible for collection
  • NO construction materials

All garbage for collection must be bagged or wrapped and stored inside rigid containers with tight fitting lids. All containers must be made of galvanized metal or weather resistant plastic, not to exceed 32 gallons in capacity and 50 pounds filled weight. All rubbish containers must be maintained in a sanitary condition at all times.
(See Codified Ordinance 1064.02)

All rubbish to be collected must be placed on or adjacent to the driveway and accessible for collection. Do not leave rubbish containers beside the garage for collection. To avoid mistaken pickup of any non-rubbish items, please keep a 10 foot radius around your rubbish.

If you are doing home remodeling, your contractor is responsible for disposing of all construction materials not in the City.


You can include cans, cartons, glass bottles and jars, paper and boxes along with plastic bottles and jugs in your home recycling.   In fact, you can cut your trash in half when you combine these five items in your recycling. Recycle more, recycle better, recycle right.

Combine only these five core items in your 10-gallon blue Recycling Bag.

  • CANS: Empty and rinse.
  • CARTONS: Empty and rinse. Replace the cap — it’s too small to be recycled by itself!
  • GLASS BOTTLES & JARS: Empty and rinse.
  • PAPER & BOXES: Flatten cardboard items and cereal boxes to save space.
  • PLASTIC BOTTLES & JUGS: Empty and rinse. Replace the cap.

Items placed in 10 gallon blue or clear collection bags for recycling should be clean, empty and dry.

For information about special pickups please click here.
Yard waste must be placed in a kraft bag in the front yard for composting.

GRASS & LEAVES: Placed in bags or rubbish cans (cans must be made of galvanized metal or weather resistant plastic, not to exceed 32 gallons in capacity and 50 pounds filled weight). BRUSH: Bundled not longer than four (4) feet in diameter. LOGS: Cut into two (2) foot lengths and not to exceed 50 pounds.

Excessive amounts of yard waste is considered a “Special Pickup”.

NOTE: Any bags with leaves or other yard waste placed with the weekly rubbish in the rear yard, will be picked up and discarded with your other rubbish, this includes kraft bags. If you are having tree work performed by a contractor, the contractor is responsible for the removal of any brush and/or logs.

Throughout the year, the city accepts household hazardous waste for disposal. These items can be dropped off in the Service Yard at City Hall. The city also sponsors a semi-annual collection of household hazardous waste and free paper shredding on the weekends that the clocks change. For an up-to-date list of what household hazardous waste is accepted, go to the Solid Waste District’s Accepted Household Hazardous Waste.

Call the Service Department at City Hall for the next date for this semi-annual collection event at (216) 932-7800.

Seasonal: Christmas trees should be placed on the tree lawn for collection. These trees will be ground-up and used as mulch. Because of this, please refrain from using tinsel on your tree, it does not compost readily.

Rubbish Pick-Up Schedule **When your trash pick-up day falls on or after a federal holiday (New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day), your trash day will be one day later than normal. For example, if your normal pick-up day is on a Wednesday, but there is a federal holiday on a Wednesday, your rubbish will be picked up on Thursday, and Thursday’s rubbish will be picked up on Friday. For questions, call the Service Department at (216) 932-7800, extension 215. 

Street NamePickup Day
Allison RoadThursday
Ashurst RoadThursday
Baintree RoadMonday
Barrington RoadWednesday
Bethany RoadThursday
Brockway RoadWednesday
Bromley RoadMonday
Bushnell Road (3773 to 3969)Wednesday
Bushnell Road (4013 to 4242)Tuesday
Canterbury RoadThursday
Carroll BoulevardTuesday
Cedar Road (13485 to 13864)Wednesday
Cedar Road (14282 to 14298)Tuesday
Cedar Road (14302 to 14518)Monday
Cedarbrook RoadWednesday
Channing Road (2423 to 2626)Tuesday
Channing Road (2381 to 2420)Thursday
Charney RoadThursday
Churchill BoulevardMonday
Claridge OvalThursday
Claver RoadMonday
Conover RoadTuesday
Cranston RoadWednesday
Dysart RoadThursday
Eardley RoadThursday
East Carroll BoulevardMonday
East Scarborough RoadThursday
Eaton RoadThursday
Edgerton Road (2176 to 2272)Wednesday
Edgerton Road (2296 to 2652)Thursday
Elmdale roadMonday
Farland RoadWednesday
Faversham RoadThursday
Fenwick Rd (2423, 2431, 2435-2638)Tuesday
Fenwick Road (2164 to 2271)Wednesday
Fenwick Road (2415-2420, 2424, 2432)Thursday
Fenwood RoadTuesday
Glendon RoadTuesday
Grenville RoadThursday
Groveland RoadMonday
Hillbrook Road (3701 to 3850)Thursday
Hillbrook Road (4014 to 4022)Tuesday
Hadleigh RoadTuesday
Jackson BoulevardWednesday
Kerwick RoadTuesday
Lafayette RoadMonday
Lelemant RoadTuesday
Lansdale RoadWednesday
Laurelhurst RoadMonday
Loyola RoadTuesday
Meadowbrook Blvd (3581 to 3854)Thursday
Meadowbrook Blvd (3857 to 4115)Tuesday
Milford RoadTuesday
Milton RoadMonday
Miramar BoulevardTuesday
Northcliffe RoadThursday
Northwood RoadThursday
Raymont BoulevardWednesday
Rubyvale RoadMonday
Saybrook Road (2423 to 2628)Tuesday
Saybrook Road (2284 to 2420)Thursday
Scholl RoadThursday
Silsby Road (3469 to 3969)Wednesday
Silsby Road (4016 to 4249)Tuesday
Silsby Road (4284 to 4501)Monday
S Belvoir Blvd (2268, 2472, 2568)Tuesday
S Belvoir BlvdMonday
S Green RoadMonday
S Taylor RoadWednesday
Staunton RoadWednesday
Summerfield RoadMonday
Traymore Road (2326 to 2421)Thursday
Traymore Road (2277-2318, 2424-2653)Tuesday
Tullamore RoadWednesday
Tyndall RoadTuesday
University BoulevardTuesday
University ParkwayMonday
Vernon RoadWednesday
Warrensville CR ( 2332, 2344)Thursday
Warrensville Center RoadTuesday
Washington Blvd (14257 to 14501)Monday
Washington Blvd (3490 to 3941)Wednesday
Washington Blvd (4009-14205)Tuesday
Westwood RoadWednesday
White RoadMonday
Whiton CircleMonday
Wrenford Road (2223 to 2254)Tuesday
Wrenford Road (2300 to 2320)Monday
Wynn RoadWednesday

Trash and recycle flier  

The City participates in the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District’s household hazardous waste program by sponsoring a semi-annual collection of household hazardous waste and free paper shredding event during the weekends the clocks change. For an up-to-date list of what household hazardous waste is accepted, go to the Solid Waste District’s Accepted Household Hazardous Waste.

The next collection is Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Residents can begin dropping off their household hazardous waste and papers for shredding (there will be locked containers to deposit the papers) on Friday, March 6, 2020 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Jeff Pokorny

Jeff Pokorny

Service Director
P: (216) 932-7800, extension 215
F: (216) 932-8531

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2300 Warrensville Center Road
University Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone: (216) 932-7800
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