The City of Independence provides weekly curbside recycling for city residents. Combine cans, cartons, glass, paper and boxes plus plastic bottles and jugs loose (unbagged) in the provided wheeled cart. Recycling is hauled to Kimble Transfer & Recycling in Twinsburg. See list below for recycling drop-offs and other recycling in Independence.
Cuyahoga County mixed recycling flyer (PDF) Kimble Co. recycling flyer (PDF)
Service Dept: 216.524.9191
Other Recycling Recycling
Independence picks up all cut trees curbside on regular rubbish/recycle pick up days. The trees are chipped and processed at the city's compost site. Remove all tinsel, ornaments and lights.
Independence has a special curbside collection on Fridays. Call the Service Department to schedule a pick-up. No TVs accepted.
Independence has a special curbside collection on Fridays. Call the Service Department to schedule a pick-up. No latex paint.
Drop box at Independence Police Department
6800 Brecksville Road
Independence has a drop-off at the Independence Primary School.
7600 Hillside Road
In 2017, Independence has a shred event scheduled for April 1. Hours are 9:00-12:00. Call City Hall for details.
Independence has a special curbside collection the first three Fridays in September. Call the Service Department to schedule a pick-up.