Drop-Off Collection Programs

For the safety of our employees, please label the containers before dropping them off, if there is no label already present.

Household Hazardous Waste Round Up

Spring: April 26 – May 1
Summer: July 26 –  July 31
Fall: October 25 – October 30

Drop off  south side of City Hall Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM & Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Items collected

Oil or solvent-based paint (aerosols or liquids) Sealers, primers, or coatings (aerosols or liquids)
Paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine Varnishes, polyurethanes, shellacs
Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides Caustic household cleaners
Pool chemicals Automotive fluids, motor oil
Adhesives, roof tar, driveway sealer Kerosene, gasoline, lighter fluid
Mercury


Do not drop off Latex paint.
Latex paint is comprised mostly of water and is not a hazardous material to dispose.  You can dry out latex paint by removing the lid. Once it has solidified place it in your curbside trash.

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Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
Year Round
Aluminum Cans for Burned Children of Northeast Ohio (ACBC) is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization that provides fire prevention education for area schoolchildren and support for pediatric burn survivors.  Its major source of income is the name implies: aluminum beverage can collection.
You can participate by dropping your bagged aluminum cans at one of the North Olmsted Fire Stations (addresses below).  Collection bins are found in the back of the stations.  Visit ACBC’s website at acbcohio.org for more information.
Fire Station #1: 24291 Lorain Rd.
Fire Station #2: 29592 Lorain Rd.

Used Oil
Year Round
Drop off  location:  South side of City Hall
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Items collected: Any type of liquid waste oil in a sealed container will be taken year round

Computer Round Up
Year Round
Drop off  location:  South side of City Hall
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Items collected: CPUs, monitors, keyboards, software, mice, printers, terminals, modems, ink jet cartridges, cell phones, etc. Televisions and other electronics are not accepted.

Scrap Tire Round Up
September 1 through September 15
Drop off  location:  South side of City Hall
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Items collected: Used tires without rims only.
**You can dispose of your old tires through your tire retailer at the time of purchase of new tires.

Commingle Recycling Dumpsters
Year Round
Drop off  location:  South side of City Hall
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Items collected: Paper, cardboard, glass, plastic (bottles/jugs), junk mail, phone books, newspaper, magazines and shoeboxes. No food packing/containers or pizza boxes.  For plastics, only bottles and jugs are accepted (please replace caps).

Appliance Curbside Collection
Year Round
Put out during BULK week, doors off.
Items collected: refrigerators, freezers, air conditioning units, dehumidifiers, etc.

Campaign Sign Recycling
November 1st – November 15th
Drop off  location:  South side of City Hall Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Holiday Lights/Power Strips and Cords Collection
Month of December
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Items collected:  residents can recycle holiday lights, power strips and power cords.

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OTHER RECYCLING
These items are not disposable through curbside collection or through the city Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.

Fluorescent Bulbs
Residents should recycle CFL bulbs (small, twisty bulbs) for free at any Home Depot or Lowe’s store. Other types of bulbs, including fluorescent tubes, can be recycled at any Batteries+Bulbs retail location. See http://www.cuyahogarecycles.org/fluorescent_bulbs

The North Olmsted location only takes 4 foot tube lighting.  If you have other sizes the closest location is Parma at 7611 W Ridgewood Dr Unit 913, Parma, OH 44129  (440) 481-3246.

Batteries
Recycle rechargeable batteries for free at retail locations throughout Cuyahoga County. See a list of locations at www.call2recycle.org/locator/ See also www.cuyahogarecycles.org/batteries

Medication
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office provides an ongoing disposal option for medications. The Sheriff’s RX Drug Drop Box Program allows residents to deposit unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at drop boxes in participating law enforcement agencies across Cuyahoga County. Drop off medications at the North Olmsted Police Department.

Propane Tanks
All Blue Rhino locations offer a free recycling program for 20# grill tanks. Residents can recycle their unwanted 20# grill tanks by writing “RECYCLE” on the tank and taking it to any Blue Rhino location.  Visit bluerhino.com and type in the zip code for a list of locations.

American Flags
You can drop off damaged or unwanted American flags at the VFW for proper disposal.
VFW Post 7647: 30036 Lorain Rd.  North Olmsted, Oh  44070  (440) 734-5546

Visit CuyahogaRecycles.org for more information on recycling.

CITY of NORTH OLMSTED
5200 Dover Center Road
North Olmsted, OH 44070

City Hall Hours | Weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(440) 777-8000