Curbside Garbage and Recycle Collection

Republic Services Customer Service   1-800-433-1309

To ensure your garbage and recycle materials are collected please place your containers at the curb by 7:00 AM. Garbage and recycle materials will be picked up on the same day each week. See 2016 delayed pickup schedule below.

Republic Services shall provide, upon request, a 95 gallon blue refuse cart.The permitted use for this cart will be:

  • Food waste- drained, wrapped, & placed in a plastic bag.
  • Other Trash- juice boxes, paper containers, waste paper, etc.
  • Sharp items- broken glass, syringes, etc.
  • Items are to be placed in a puncture proof container prior to placing in trash cart.
  • No other cart will be permitted for these purposes.
  • Do not jam or overstuff carts
  • Not permitted at the curb : large car parts, tires, batteries, etc.

Republic Services shall provide, upon request, a 65 gallon green refuse cart for recyclable materials. The permitted use for this cart will be:

  • Cardboard boxes, newspapers, junk mail, magazine, cereal boxes, glass bottles & jars, aluminum, & steel cans
  • Number 1 through 7 plastics
  • Rise & crush aluminum cans, rinse steel cans, rinse & remove lids on plastic, & remove neck rings & crush
  • Do not jam items or over stuff carts
  • Place recycled items loose in recycling cart

Items NOT permitted for recycle collections:

  • window glass
  • light bulbs
  • drinking glasses
  • mirrors or ceramics
  • plastic containers that are contaminated; motor oil, antifreeze, pesticides & herbicides and those with food.
  • Place above items and empty containers in trash container

Delayed Pickup Schedule

Collections will be delayed by ONE day during the following weeks:

  • New Year’s Day (observed): January 2nd – delayed one day
  • Memorial Day: May 29th – delayed one day
  • Labor Day: September 4th – delayed one day
  • Thanksgiving Day: November 23rd – Wednesday normal, Thursday delayed to Friday
  • Christmas Day: December 25th – delayed one day

Bulk Waste Collection

  • Week of January 2nd
  • Week of February 6th
  • Week of March 6th
  • Week of April 3rd
  • Week of May 1st
  • Week of June 5th
  • Week of July 3rd
  • Week of August 7th
  • Week of September 4th
  • Week of October 2nd
  • Week of November 6th
  • Week of December 4th


Bulk waste includes oversized items such as home furnishings, mattresses, box springs, carpet, appliances and other household items too large to fit in your refuse container.

Bulk waste day is the same day as your trash collection and is always during the first FULL week of the month. 

Items permitted at the curb for bulk waste:

  • Household furniture
  • Carpeting-tied & rolled into 4′ lengths
  • Tables, swing sets, and television sets, etc.
  • Washers & dryers with doors removed
  • 3-32 gallon cans  or 6 bags of trash
  • Toilets; separate tank from bowl

Not permitted at the curb: large car parts, tires, batteries, etc.

Contractors are responsible for removal of building materials & debris; theses items will NOT be pick-up during bulk week.

Republic Services offers special pickups at a cost to the home owner. For arrangements call Republic Services at 800-433-1309. Republic Services offers dumpster and containers rentals for the collection and disposal of large quantities of bulk items.

Republic Services Yard Waste Collection Program

April 10th – November 30th on regular scheduled pickup day ONLY 

If you have garbage or recycle collection, bulk pickup, and/or yard waste collection questions please call Republic Waste Services at  800-433-1309.

  • Republic Services will pick up yard waste April – November (specific dates TBD)
  • All grass clippings & other yard waste should be placed in brown paper yard bags or a can clearly marked YARD WASTE not to exceed 50 pounds
  • Brush & small tree trimmings must be cut, bundled & securely tied not exceeding 4 feet in length or 50 pounds
  • Christmas trees will be collected the 1st & 2nd garbage collection days of January
  • Grass Clippings & other yard waste may be placed in trash cart & will be collected with the rubbish materials
  • Landscapers & tree services are responsible for removal of any yard waste they generate while working at a residence.

Simple Recycling Program


Simple Recycling Information

Residents can recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories and other household items such as kitchenware, tools, toys, homegoods and books.

Step 1: Place items in Simple Recycling provided bags.

Step 2: Leave the filled bags beside your recycling bin on your regular scheduled trash/recycling pick up day.

Step 3: Simple Recycling will pick up and recycle contents for reuse!  The driver will leave replenish bag/s that day.

General Information:

  • You can request additional bags by calling Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068
  • This program is in addition to your current recycling program and is free of charge to North Olmsted residents.
  • For a list of Acceptable and UN-Acceptable items CLICK HERE