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Green Tip of the Week
Green Tip of the Week for 13 May 2013
Are you spring cleaning your garage or basement? Dispose of old oil-based paints, pesticides and automotive fluids through your community's Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
District to hold shred day and appliance collection on Saturday, May 18
Clean out the clutter and bring us your non-working or unused items during this special collection event at the Solid Waste District. A paper shredding truck will be on-site to handle document destruction. We'll also be collecting small electronics and old hand and power tools. No televisions or large appliances will be accepted. See our flyer for more information.
Saturday, May 18 * 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights, OH 44105
- Paper Shredding
- Electronics Recycling (computers, electronics and small appliances)
- Tool Drive to benefit Habitat for Humanity
Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste in Cuyahoga County
The District has partnered with the 59 communities of Cuyahoga County to offer more frequent collection of household hazardous wastes. Contact your city service department for more information or check out our list of community collections. Got latex paint? Watch our video to learn how to dispose of it.
Business Recycling Seminars to be held in 2013
Businesses can learn how to start or improve a workplace recycling program as well as how to contract for waste hauling or recycling by taking advantage of the Solid Waste District's free business seminars Recycling $ense for Your Business. District staff will teach sessions on "Successful Recycling in your Workplace" and "Contracting for Waste & Recycling Services." Upcoming seminars will be held June 27, September 27, and November 1. Registration is required.
Volunteer Clean-Up Opportunities
Join us to Cleanup Cuyahoga! The District will provide a litter supply kit to schools, environmental clubs, youth groups, scout troops, and city recreation center programs. For more details and to fill out an application , go to the Contest and Special Projects page.
Guide to Curbside Recycling in Cuyahoga County
District staff recently updated the Guide to Curbside Recycling Programs in Cuyahoga County. Recycling information for the 59 communities in Cuyahoga County is now listed online, including who hauls a community's recycling, how frequently it's picked up, and where it goes. Visit our page to check out the details for your community.