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.

Combine these items in your home or curbside recycling container.

IN-HOME RECYCLING

Keep them loose -- no need to bag them.

in-home recycling items

 

Learn more about each item by using the "What Do I Do With?" search bar at the top.

Leave these out of your curbside recycling

OTHER RECYCLING

It's important to recycle correctly. Some items don't belong in your curbside mix. These items can be reused, donated or recycled elsewhere.

other recycling items

Learn more about each item by clicking the link or using the "What Do I Do With?" search bar at the top.


PROPER DISPOSAL

These items cannot be recycled and must be disposed of properly.


landfill items

Learn more about each item by clicking the link or using the "What Do I Do With?" search bar at the top.

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