Event Calendar


Spring 2020

[sale] Compost Bin Sale
Pre-order composting equipment from the Solid Waste District for pick up at our office.
Learn more.


April 20, 2021

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference right in your own community. One hour. Free, open to the public.


April 22, 2021

[celebration] Earth Day


April 22, 2021

[webinar] Less Waste and Plastic Free: Reduce 101
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. The 3Rs are in the order for a reason. Recycling is important but we must make a first effort to REDUCE the amount of waste we produce in our homes. The average American generates 4.51 pounds of waste per day. We'll discuss specific strategies for reducing waste in your home. One hour. Free, open to the public.


April 24, 2021

[collection event] National Presciption Drug Take Back Day
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Drop off locations throughout Cuyahoga County. Find a location.
The DEA's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.


April 28, 2021

[celebration] Stop Food Waste Day
Stop Food Waste Day is an international day of action in the fight against food waste.
Learn more.


April 28, 2021

[meeting] Trash Talk with City Service Departments
9:30 AM ET
A Zoom Meeting discussion for community representatives about solid waste management, current recycling markets and recycling programs in Cuyahoga County. Municipal employees will receive an invitation by email. For questions, contact Carin Miller.


April 28, 2021

[webinar] At Work: Behaviors for Recycling Success
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Recycling right at work has its own challenges. Proper signage, employee training and consistent education is key. Learn best practices to reduce waste and recycle at your facility, workplace or school and how recycling makes a meaningful difference. One hour. Free, open to the public.


April 28, 2021

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
6:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public.


April 29, 2021

[webinar] Reduce Food Waste
6:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Did you know that the average American throws away approximately one pound of food per day? When food is sent to the landfill, it has an impact on your wallet and the environment. Join us to learn how to shop smarter, plan meals, and learn creative uses for food scraps you might normally throw away. One hour. Free, open to the public.


May 4, 2021

[webinar] Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting 101
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
The red wiggler worms crawl in, the red wiggler worms crawl out. We'll teach you about vermicomposting and how to use these special worms to compost organics into a nutrient rich soil amendment. One hour. Free. open to the public.



May 5, 2021

[webinar] Ask the Composting Experts
6:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week (May 3-7) with us! Did you start a backyard compost pile for the first time this year? Have you been composting for a while, but you still have questions? Join us for this fun, interactive webinar where you'll have the opportunity to speak with local composting experts including:

  • Carin Miller,  Education Specialist for Cuyahoga Recycles
  • Jo Ann Bartsch, OSU Master Gardener
  • Nathan Rutz, Director of Soil for Rust Belt Riders


May 6, 2021

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public.



May 13, 2021

[webinar] At Work: Waste Audits
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Learn the steps to conducting a successful waste audit at your workplace. You'll learn how to interpret the results and apply what you learned to improving your waste reduction and recycling program.


May 19, 2021

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public.



May 26, 2021

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference right in your own community. One hour. Free, open to the public.


May 31, 2021

[holiday] Memorial Day

County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed for the holiday.


June 3, 2021

[webinar] At Work: Start a Workplace Recycling Program
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Start a workplace waste reduction and recycling program. Designed for businesses, schools and nonprofits that would like to begin recycling or have just begun. One hour. Free, open to the public.

 

June 8, 2021

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public.


June 22, 2021

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference right in your own community. One hour. Free, open to the public.



June 23, 2021

[webinar] At Work: Advanced Recycling
12:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Already have a workplace recycling program? Let’s have an interactive discussion on how to decrease waste, recycle more, try composting and solve your current problems. One hour. Free, open to the public.



June 24, 2021

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
6:00 PM ET
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public.


Ongoing

[program] Special Collection Events
Learn more about the special recycling programs for materials in your community, including computers, household hazardous waste, shred days, campaign signs, scrap metal, holiday lights and more.
See details.




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