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

Call the Solid Waste District at 216.443.3749 or submit the 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 and Residential Recycling Report.

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

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

PUBLICATIONS For Teachers & Students

Mission Recycle newspaper

Students learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle correctly in Cuyahoga County. For grades 3-4.
View PDF

Human Impact on Land: Landfill Poster
View PDF

Compost Science Investigation
An activity book that offers a series of observations and experiments so students will learn the process of composting organic matter. Available as a PDF only.
View PDF

Scouting Patch Program: Reduce, Reuse Recycle
Earn a Cuyahoga Recycles patch through our Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Patch Program. Through simple activities, scouts and children will learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle. Includes easy activities and projects that encourages kids to take an active role as stewards for the earth. Available as a PDF only.
View Patch Program PDF
View Patch Program Appendix

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