What is the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District (CCSWD)?
The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District is the public agency helping the people of Cuyahoga County reduce, reuse and recycle at home, at work and in their communities. They serve as the leading resource in the County for information, expertise and programs that support sustainable materials management and reduce the environmental impact of waste. Visit www.CuyahogaRecycles.org or call (216) 443-3749 to learn how to recycle in your community and discover other recycling and disposal options.
5 Ways to Recycle Right
Done correctly, recycling is an easy way to make a difference in preserving the planet.
Once you’ve got the hang of recycling, you can also learn about various other eco-friendly topics from composting to zero-waste lifestyles. There’s seemingly no end to the ways we can reduce, reuse and recycle for a cleaner and greener today and tomorrow.
There are only five items that belong in curbside recycling:
You can also recycle right by emptying all containers, making sure items are clean and dry, and flattening your boxes. Thank you for recycling right!
Composting Yard Waste and Leaves
Autumn has arrived, which means leaves are on the ground and yard clean-ups are necessary for managing the mess. Don’t just throw your yard waste and organics in the trash. Make sure you’re prepared to collect and compost those items in a way that will benefit your gardens and flower beds.
If you can’t compost at home, find a facility that will accept your yard waste for processing.
Television Recycling Event: October 30
Is an old television haunting your home? Here’s your chance to clear off the cobwebs and recycle it. Bring your old, unwanted working or non-working television to a special recycling event on Saturday, October 30. Any television can be recycled during the event. A fee of $20 per unit will be charged, payable by cash or check only. Appointments are required. Learn more about disposal of TVs or reserve your space now.
What Do I Do With?…Campaign Yard Signs
Following an election, recycle unwanted campaign yard signs – plastic film, corrugated plastic and cardboard signs plus the metal stands – at Solid Waste District HQ in Garfield Heights. A drop box is in the lobby. Your community may also collect campaign signs for recycling. See details.
Register now for the Sustainable Cleveland 2021 Virtual Summit on October 20-21 and work together to help transform Cleveland into a “green city on a blue lake.” Still haven’t opted in to Cleveland’s new curbside recycling program? Cleveland residents have until October 22 to register. See details.