Event Calendar


Summer 2022

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


July 1 - 31, 2022

[awareness] Plastic Free July
How will you reduce waste and decrease your use of plastic? Join the effort worldwide for Plastic Free July


July 3, 2022

[awareness] International Plastic Bag Free Day
How will you reduce waste and decrease your use of plastic? Join the effort worldwide for Plastic Free July. Learn more about Cuyahoga County's plastic bag ban.


July 4, 2022

[holiday] Independence Day
County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in accordance with the federal holiday.


July 5, 2022

[seminar] Backyard Composting 101
7:00 PM * Home Repair Resource Center, Cleveland Heights * Register here.
Get the dirt on backyard composting. Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public. 


July 6, 2022

[collection event] NEORSD Rx Disposal Event
Discount Drug Mart, 725 East 200 Street, Euciid
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Our partners at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District host seasonal Pitch Those Pills collection events.



July 6, 2022

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
Get the dirt on backyard composting. Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public. 


July 7, 2022

[webinar series] V. Workplace Recycling: Improve Your Program
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
-Part five of a six-part series.-
Let’s fix it. We’ll have a group discussion about resetting your existing workplace recycling program. Learn tips and tricks to help revamp and improve your at-work program. The 30-minute presentation includes group discussion and idea sharing. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series. 



July 9, 2022

[collection event] Second Saturdays
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seasonally, the Solid Waste District is open the second Saturday of each month for special recycling drop-offs and compost equipment sales. See details.


July 18, 2022

[webinar series] VI. Workplace Waste Reduction: Roadmap to Waste Hierarchies
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
-Part six of a six-part series.-
Learn about different waste management hierarchies surrounding waste streams, food waste diversion and zero waste. Empower yourself to create a roadmap to waste reduction success.The 30-minute presentation includes group discussion and idea sharing. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series. 


July 21, 2022

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
6:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
Get the dirt on backyard composting. Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. One hour. Free, open to the public. 


July 26, 2022

[webinar] Behaviors for Recycling Sucess
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
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. 


August 3, 2022

[collection event] NEORSD Rx Disposal Event
Discount Drug Mart, 5500 Wallings Road, North Royalton
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Our partners at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District host seasonal Pitch Those Pills collection events.


August 12-13, 2022

[materials exchange] ZeroLandfill
Materials involved in the exchange include carpet samples, tile, fabric, wall coverings, and flooring. The reuse events are staffed by volunteers from IIDA, local design firms and businesses.

Pollination Dates = Drop-off of interior design supplies by business and industry.
Firms must schedule in advance with ZeroLandfill.

Harvest Dates = Gathering of interior design supplies by teachers, artists and general public.
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
Friday, August 12, 2022 * 1:00-4:00 PM
Saturday, August 13, 2022 * 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

For more details, see the 
ZeroLandfill Cleveland Facebook page or send an email.


August 13, 2022

[collection event] Second Saturdays
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seasonally, the Solid Waste District is open the second Saturday of each month for special recycling drop-offs and compost equipment sales. See details.

ZeroLandfill materials exchange will also take place on this Second Saturday.


August 15, 2022

[webinar series] I. Workplace Recycling: Let’s Start a Program
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
-Part one of a six-part series.-
Let’s jump start the recycling program in your workplace. We’ll talk about the quickest ways to get an at-work recycling program off the ground. 30-minute presentation followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. 
Learn more about this workplace series.

 

August 30, 2022

[webinar series] II. Workplace Recycling: Equipment, Signs & Placement 
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
-Part two of a six-part series.-
Contamination in your recycling bins? Recyclables in your trash? Join us for top tips about correctly capturing the right materials in your at-work recycling bins. The 30-minute presentation is followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.


September 8, 2022

[webinar series] III. Workplace Recycling: Fact vs. Fiction
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
-Part three of a six-part series.-
Discover the truths about workplace recycling. We examine facts vs. fiction about recycling and the recycling process. Gain new confidence about your at-work recycling program to help engage, support, and encourage co-workers how to recycle right. The 30-minute presentation is followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.


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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