Business Services

Programs and services for businesses in Cuyahoga County

Businesses, organizations and non-profits can find answers to questions about the cost of waste disposal, service contracts, waste reduction in facilities, recycling, and commercial composting.

Ohio EPA Information Requested - Commercial Business Survey (CY 2017)

The Cuyahoga County District is required by Ohio law (Ohio Revised Code 3734.53;56) to gather information regarding solid waste management practices within Cuyahoga County which is critical for state-mandated data reporting and solid waste management planning.

The information gathered is used to profile waste management in the commercial sector and to calculate Cuyahoga County’s recycling rate for the Ohio EPA. We aggregate the data obtained from all companies and use the information for summary purposes only. 

Complete the online survey through Re-TRAC ConnectTM. 

1.  Log on to  

2.  Create an account or login if you have an existing account.  

3.  Follow the online directions for completing the survey.

If you have questions Jessica Fenos at (216) 443-3728 or send an email.

Ask the Business Recycling Specialist
Do you have a question about workplace recycling, starting a recycling program, reducing your office waste or how to contract for recycling and waste removal?  

Contact Business Recycling Specialist Doreen Schreiber at 216.443.3732 or send an email

Business Recycling Directory

The District's Recycling Directory for Business & Industry lists companies that recycle, reuse or compost a wide variety of waste materials produced by businesses and institutions in Cuyahoga County.


Instead of demolition, consider deconstruction. Locally, specialized companies offer services to selectively dismantle a structure for the purpose of salvaging valuable construction and architectural materials to resell, reuse, or recycle.

Educational Seminars for Organizations and Businesses

Throughout the year, the District offers free seminars to businesses, schools and other organizations. Businesses can learn how to start or improve a workplace recycling program as well as how to contract for waste hauling or recycling.

Food Donation

Assistance for businesses and organizations interested in donating food including where to donate, what to donate and clarification of liability issues.

Helpful Links and Resources

A list of websites and books that provide good information to businesses interested in sustainable business practices. Other organizations offer newsletters to assist in workplace sustainability.

Paper Shredding & Document Destruction

There are many options for paper shredding and document destruction in Cuyahoga County. Personal records, financial documents, and business proceedings should be destroyed appropriately when needed.

Paper Recycling Drop-offs

Paper Retriever, River Valley Paper Company and the City of Cleveland all operate drop-off bins for mixed paper throughout our area. Cleveland also accepts cans, cartons, glass and plastic bottles in their bins.

Recycling Equipment & Labels

Where can you buy desk side recycling bins? What is the best way to label them? Find out here.

Tips to Green Your Office

The Top 10 ideas to reduce office waste and recycle more.

Workplace Recycling Behaviors

There is a proven method for making sure a recycling program works at your company, school or organization. Scientists have been studying recycling behavior for over 25 years and they have discovered what works and what doesn’t. See more.

Zero Waste Goals

The District's Business Recycling Specialist is a Certified U.S. Zero Waste Business Associate and can help your business set goals and work towards the principles of zero waste.

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