Drop-Off Collection Programs


Household Hazardous Waste Round Up

Spring: April 8 – April 21
Summer: July 1 –  July 14
Fall: September 2 – September 15
Winter: December 2 – December 15

Drop off location: Behind City Hall at Fleet Garage

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

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


Used Oil
Year Round
Drop off location: Fleet Garage at 5200 Dover Center Road
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: Service Yard / Fleet Garage at 5200 Dover Center Road
Items collected: CPU’s, 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 30
Drop off location: Service Yard / Fleet Garage at 5200 Dover Center Road
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.

Paper and Cardboard Container Recycling
Year Round
Drop off location: Cardboard/Paper Dumpster at 5200 Dover Center Road
Items collected: Paper, cardboard, junk mail, phone books, newspaper, magazines and shoeboxes. No food packing/containers or pizza boxes

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

Phone Book Recycling Campaign
Drop off location: 5200 Dover Center Road
Cardboard/Paper Dumpster year round


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

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

The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office provides an ongoing disposal option for meds. 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 or find other locations at www.RXdrugdropbox.com.

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.

Visit CuyahogaRecycles.org for more information on recycling.