The following publications and materials are available from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.  You can view the PDF or request a hard copy. Contact the Solid Waste District at (216) 443-3749 or submit the publication request form.

Publications for Residents & Businesses


 

Apartments & Condominiums: A Guide to Recycling and Composting for Multi-Family Housing
Apartment buildings are commercial properties. Generally, municipalities do not provide curbside recycling services to commercial properties including apartment buildings and other multi-family housing units. The responsibility of setting up a recycling program typically rests with property managers, property owners or the boards of condominium and homeowner associations. 6 pages. First edition, August 2020.
 

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Annual Report & Residential Recycling Report (2021)
A summary of programs, data, and activities for the Solid Waste District in 2021. Learn how your community's recycling rate compares to the other communities in Cuyahoga County. 8.5"x11" brochure.

 

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Annual Report & Residential Recycling Report (2020)
A summary of programs, data, and activities for the Solid Waste District in 2020. 
 

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Annual Report & Residential Recycling Report (2019)
A summary of programs, data, and activities for the Solid Waste District in 2019.
 

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BYOBags Vinyl Window Cling
Remember your reusable bags with this 2 x 2" vinyl window cling. Use on car windows, water bottles, mirrors and anywhere you need a quick reminder.

 

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BYOBags Vinyl Sticker
Help bring awareness to a clean environment in Cuyahoga County with this 3" round vinyl sticker. Install this durable sticker on hard surfaces like resuable water bottles and laptops. Use it anywhere you want to encourage waste reduction.

 

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Recycle Right Info Card
A quick reference card explaining the do's and don'ts of curbside recycling, including items that should be recycled elsewhere, disposed of properly or landfilled. 5.5"x8.5" postcard.
 

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District Product Cards
Five quick reference cards explaining the products and services offered by the Solid Waste District.

  • About the District
  • 3 R's Education: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Programs for Youth and Schools)
  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Composting Seminars and Bin Sales
  • Recycling Assistance for Businesses and Institutions

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Guide to Backyard Composting
Information on making your own soil-enriching compost by building and maintaining a backyard compost pile with leaves, grass and other organic materials. Includes compost equipment reference card. 5.5"x8.5" book.

 

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Pass It On: A Resource-Full Guide to Donating Usable Stuff
An award-winning guide that lists over 120 community service organizations that accept donations of usable materials to support their work. Use this guide to find a home for your unwanted sporting goods, computers, clothing, gardening tools, office equipment, household goods and more. 8.5"x5.5" book, wire-bound, 84 pages. Eighth edition, printed August 2019.

 

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Waste Reduction Notepads
Make a list, then recycle it! Use this 8.25" x 3.5" notepad for waste reduction reminders every time you head out the door.

 

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What Do I Do With? Spinner
Our interactive spinner provides answers and options for your most important recycling questions. 9" diameter spinner.

 

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Publications for Teachers & Students

Mission Recycle Newspaper and Mission Recycle Teacher Guide
Students learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle correctly in Cuyahoga County. Teacher guide is a companion piece that includes activities and answers. For grades 3 - 4. Fourth edition printed in fall 2019. 

 

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Poster: Landfill Diagram
Actual poster size is 18" x 26".

 

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Poster: How to Pack a Zero-Waste Lunch
Actual poster size is 24" x 36".
 

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Poster: Lunchroom Recycling Guide
Actual poster size is 24" x 36".
 

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