How to Recycle


Recycling in Cuyahoga County is easier than ever! 

Most product packaging and paper can be recycled in your home. In fact, you can cut your trash in half when you combine cans, cartons, glass, and paper, along with plastic bottles and containers in your curbside recycling. Recycle more, recycle better.

No matter where you live in Cuyahoga County, you can include cans, cartons, glass, paper and boxes along with plastic bottles and containers in your home recycling. Check the recycling do's and don'ts below.

Want more details about recycling in Cuyahoga County? See our Recycling FAQs or find details about recycling in your community.



IN-HOME RECYCLING (BLUE)

Combine these items in your home or curbside recycling container. Keep them loose -- there is no need to bag them.

in-home recycling items

 

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OTHER RECYCLING (YELLOW)

It's important to recycle correctly. Some items don't belong in your curbside recycling. Many items items can be recycled, reused or donated elsewhere. Here are some examples.

other recycling items


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PROPER DISPOSAL (red)

Some items require special handling for proper disposal.


landfill items

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Landfill (black)

Not everything can be recycled. Place these items in the trash.





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