The following publications and materials are available from the Solid Waste District.  You can download the PDF or request a hard copy.

Call the Solid Waste District at 216.443.3749 or by filling out our (Publication Request Form).

PUBLICATIONS For Residents & Businesses


Annual Report & Residential Recycling Report (2015)

Learn how your community’s recycling rate compares to the other communities in Cuyahoga County.

For your copy, call the Solid Waste District at 216.443.3749 or see our (Annual Report view pdf) and (Residential Recycling Report view pdf).

Guide to Backyard Composting

Information on making your own soil-enriching compost by building and maintaining a backyard compost pile with leaves, grass and other organic materials.
(download pdf)

Pass It On: A Resource-Full Guide to Donating Usable Stuff (2014) 

An award-winning guide that lists over 120 community service organizations that accept donations of usable materials to support their work. Use this guide to find a home for your unwanted sporting goods, computers, clothing, gardening tools, office equipment, household goods and more.
(download pdf)

Cuyahoga Recycles Info Card

A quick reference card explaining the do's and don'ts of curbside recycling, including items that can be recycled elsewhere or should be properly disposed.

District Product Cards
Five quick reference cards explaining the products and services that we offer, including:
* About the District
3 R's Education: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
* Recycling Assistance for Businesses and Institutions
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
* Composting Seminars and Bin Sales

Summary of the Solid Waste Plan for Cuyahoga County

Learn about the programs and services the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District will implement to safely manage solid waste produced in Cuyahoga County and meet Ohio's goals for waste reduction and recycling
(download pdf)

Make it a Habit... Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Window Cling

Recycle Bumper Sticker

PUBLICATIONS For Teachers & Students

Compost Science Investigation

Teacher activity guidebook for K-3 grades offering a series of observations and experiments to teach students the process of composting organic matter.
(download pdf)

Teaching the Loop

Fun facts about recycling for teachers and students.
(download pdf)

Tracking Trash

Teachers and students can learn about where trash goes after it leaves the curb. Filled with facts and figures about trash. Also contains a two-page graphic of a landfill.
(download pdf)

Teachin’ Trash Teacher Guide

A teacher's educational guide to encourage reduction of solid waste and heighten environmental awareness.
(download pdf)

Recycle the World Poster
(download pdf)

Last Stop for Trash Landfill Poster
(download pdf)

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