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- Rubbish Rules
- Recycling Rules
- Special Pickups
- Yard Waste
- Household Hazardous Waste
- Christmas Tree Removal
- Rubbish Pick-Up Schedule
- Household Hazardous Waste & Free Paper Shredding Event
- 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.
All recyclable items listed can be mixed in a clear or blue tint bag (10 gallons or less). Tie bagwith a knot. DO NOT USE TWIST TIES.
What Can Be Recycled?
- ALL GLASS BOTTLES & JARS (Clear / Brown / Green)
- PLASTIC CONTAINERS NUMBERED 1—7 (plastic lids are also recyclables)
- METAL CANS (includes aluminum foil, trays and aerosol cans; metal lids opened by a can opener)
- NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINES, BULK PAPER, CARDBOARD etc., (please bag these items separately or drop off at the Service Department)
Please do not use bags that exceed 10 gallons in size for recycling. Large bags will not fit into the recycling basket on the rubbish scooters.
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.
Printable 2018 Holiday Trash Collection Schedule:Trash and recycle flier
|Street Name||Pickup Day|
|Bushnell Road (3773 to 3969)||Wednesday|
|Bushnell Road (4013 to 4242)||Tuesday|
|Cedar Road (13485 to 13864)||Wednesday|
|Cedar Road (14282 to 14298)||Tuesday|
|Cedar Road (14302 to 14518)||Monday|
|Channing Road (2423 to 2626)||Tuesday|
|Channing Road (2381 to 2420)||Thursday|
|East Carroll Boulevard||Monday|
|East Scarborough Road||Thursday|
|Edgerton Road (2176 to 2272)||Wednesday|
|Edgerton Road (2296 to 2652)||Thursday|
|Fenwick Rd (2423, 2431, 2435-2638)||Tuesday|
|Fenwick Road (2164 to 2271)||Wednesday|
|Fenwick Road (2415-2420, 2424, 2432)||Thursday|
|Hillbrook Road (3701 to 3850)||Thursday|
|Hillbrook Road (4014 to 4022)||Tuesday|
|Meadowbrook Blvd (3581 to 3854)||Thursday|
|Meadowbrook Blvd (3857 to 4115)||Tuesday|
|Saybrook Road (2423 to 2628)||Tuesday|
|Saybrook Road (2284 to 2420)||Thursday|
|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 Blvd||Monday|
|S Green Road||Monday|
|S Taylor Road||Wednesday|
|Traymore Road (2326 to 2421)||Thursday|
|Traymore Road (2277-2318, 2424-2653)||Tuesday|
|Warrensville CR ( 2332, 2344)||Thursday|
|Warrensville Center Road||Tuesday|
|Washington Blvd (14257 to 14501)||Monday|
|Washington Blvd (3490 to 3941)||Wednesday|
|Washington Blvd (4009-14205)||Tuesday|
|Wrenford Road (2223 to 2254)||Tuesday|
|Wrenford Road (2300 to 2320)||Monday|
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, November 4, 2017 from 9:00a to 1:00p. Residents can begin dropping off their household hazardous waste and papers for shredding (there will be locked containers to deposit the papers) on Friday, November 3, 2017 between 8:00a and 4:00p.