Event Calendar


August, September and October 2020

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


August 13, 2020

[webinar] Composting Creatures for Kids
3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
For kids in grades 4-7.  Compost piles are full of interesting creatures such as bacteria, fungi, worms, and insects. These organisms work hard to decompose our food scraps, grass clippings, and dead leaves, turning it into nutrients that help our soil. Join us as we learn the biology of composting.



August 14, 2020

[webinar] At Work: Waste Audits
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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.


August 18, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the free 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. Free. Open to the public.



August 20, 2020

[webinar] Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting 101
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. 
Free. Open to the public.


August 25, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.



August 27, 2020

[webinar] At Work: Start a Recycling Program
1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register 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.

 

September 2, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the free 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. Free. Open to the public.



September 3, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.


September 7, 2020

[holiday] Labor Day
County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in observance of the holiday.



September 9, 2020

[webinar] Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting 101
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. 
Free. Open to the public.



September 10, 2020

[webinar] Less Waste and Plastic Free: Reduce 101
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! The 3Rs are in that order for a reason. Recycling is important, but we must all make an effort to reduce the amount of waste we produce in our homes first. The average American generates 4.51 pounds of waste per day - we'll discuss specific strategies for reducing waste in your home.



September 15, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
**Originally, this event was scheduled as an in-person seminar. It is now an online presentation.**
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.



September 16, 2020

[webinar] At Work: Advanced Recycling
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. Free. Open to the public.

 
 

September 17, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. Free. Open to the public.



September 24, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. Free. Open to the public.



September 29, 2020

[webinar] At Work: Behaviors for Recycling Success
1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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.


September 30, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.



October 7, 2020

[webinar] Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting 101
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. 
Free. Open to the public.


October 8, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.


October 12, 2020

[holiday] Columbus Day
County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in observance of the holiday.



October 13, 2020

[board meeting] Solid Waste District Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 PM * Cuyahoga County HQ, 2079 East Ninth St, Room 5-101
See the agenda.


October 19, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. Free. Open to the public.



October 22, 2020

[webinar] Less Waste and Plastic Free: Reduce 101
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! The 3Rs are in that order for a reason. Recycling is important, but we must all make an effort to reduce the amount of waste we produce in our homes first. The average American generates 4.51 pounds of waste per day - we'll discuss specific strategies for reducing waste in your home.



October 21, 2020

[webinar] Backyard Composting 101
2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register here for the webinar.
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public.



October 29, 2020

[webinar] Recycle Right in Cuyahoga County
2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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. 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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