Services for Local Governments

The following free services are offered to all communities in Cuyahoga County:

Business Recycling Assistance
Help with developing workplace recycling programs including presentations, waste audits, and recycling market information. email Doreen Schreiber
Children’s Education Programs
Classroom presentations, teacher workshops, mini-grants, summer programs, teacher materials and field trips. email Kathleen Rocco

Community Awareness ToolKit
Online toolkit available to help you create customizable messages about recycling for your residents. email Cristie Snyder
Community Contracts & Practices
Data on the solid waste management and recycling contracts of each of Cuyahoga County’s fifty-nine communities.  The Solid Waste District makes updates as information becomes available from the communities. The Community Contracts & Practices Data Sheets (download PDFwas last updated on 1/8/2018. email Jessica Fenos
Small grants for communities, schools and non-profit organizations to support recycling collection and recycling awareness. email Diane Bickett
Litter Collection Program
Year-round litter collection for communities through a partnership with Court Community Service Inc., a non-profit agency that arranges community service work for adult offenders referred by the Cuyahoga County Municipal and Common Pleas Courts. Provides the extra help to keep public areas and roadways clean. email Diane Bickett 

Local Government Cooperatives
Help with cooperative contracting for solid waste and recycling services among communities. email Diane Bickett
Local Government Consulting Services
Solid waste and recycling market information, industry data, contracting assistance, and program efficiency assistance. email Diane Bickett
Recycling Information
Recycling hotline, recycling program assistance, website, brochures, social media, marketing and promotional materials, presentations, communications and e-newsletter. email Cristie Snyder
Scrap Tire Round-Up
Annual recycling event in the fall to collect scrap tires from residents. District contractor picks up tires from city service departments via scheduled truck route. email Cristie Snyder
Solid Waste Contract Survey Data
Information on municipal solid waste and recycling contracts including contract terms and prices. email Jessica Fenos
Recycling presentations customized for any age and organization. email Kathleen Rocco
Special Waste Collections
Seasonal collection events for household hazardous waste, scrap tires, computers, election signs and Christmas lights. email Cristie Snyder

Trash Talk Workshops

Informational workshops held for city service department personnel provide opportunities to network, learn best practices and stay up to date with recycling and waste industry trends. email Diane Bickett

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