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Other Disposable Items and Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Roundup: The city offers two collections in conjunction with the County. These are scheduled for TUESDAY, MAY 16TH 8AM - 6PM and TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH 8AM - 6PM.

Acceptable Materials:  Oil or solvent-based paint, sealers, primers, or coatings (aerosols or liquids) varnishes, polyurethane, shellacs, paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, caustic household cleaners, automotive fluid, motor oil, car batteries, adhesives, driveway sealer, kerosene, gasoline, lighter fluid, mercury.


Florescent bulbs and latex paint are no longer accepted at the HHW roundup.  

Florescent bulbs:  Household compact fluorescent bulbs can be dropped off at Home Depot or Lowe’s Home Improvement store.  It’s free.

Latex Paint: Remove the lid and allow to dry. If there are large quantities of paint, mixing cat litter, sawdust, plaster of paris, oil dry or vermiculite into the paint to speed drying will help. Once dry, the paint can be disposed of with regular trash. Please leave the lid off to let the waste collector know the paint is hardened. Paint cans should not be bagged. 

Computer Roundup: We collect used computers, printers, faxes, cell phones, cable boxes, calculators, Toner, backup batteries, stereo systems, keyboards, mouse, laptops, speakers, telephones, network systems, circuit boards, modems, test equipment, cable, wire, hard drives, extension cords, copy machines, VHS/DVD players, routers, switches, laptop batteries, LCD monitors, cameras, printer cartridges, typewriters, servers, CDROM/floppy drives, DVR recorder during our Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Roundups. See the city calendar for dates and times. Computers are delivered to RET3 Job Corp.for recycling. All hard drives are destroyed. These are scheduled for TUESDAY, MAY 16TH 8AM - 6PM and TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH 8AM - 6PM.

Appliances & Bulk Items: Items such as furniture, TV's, etc.... can be placed curbside on your regular trash day for pick up by Waste Management. You need to call for special pick up 1-866-797-9018. 

Phone Books: These are recycled through the county program. See the county website for dates. Cuyahoga County Phone Books. Typical locations are the metro parks.

Residential Composting: See Cuyahoga County website for composting ideas. Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District