Fall 2022

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

September 30, 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.

October 5, 2022

[collection program] NEORSD Rx Disposal Event
Discount Drug Mart, 4170 Fulton Road, Cleveland
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Our partners at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District host seasonal Pitch Those Pills collection events.

 

Learn more about disposal of medications.

October 7, 2022

[webinar] At Work: Advanced Recycling
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
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.

October 8, 2022

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

 

TV recycling event will also take place on this Second Saturday.

October 8, 2022

[collection program] Television Recycling Event
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Schedule an appointment.

During this Second Saturday, bring your old, unwanted, working or non-working television to a special recycling event. Any television can be recycled during the event. A small fee may be charged, payables by cash or check only. See details.

October 8, 2022

[event] Fix It CLE Repair Workshop @ Second Saturdays
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
A repair clinic will be held on Second Saturdays at the Solid Waste District. Attendees must register in advance.

October 10, 2022

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

October 11, 2022

[webinar series] VI. Workplace Recycling: Roadmap of 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. 30-minute presentation followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.

October 12, 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.

October 13, 2022

[webinar] At Work: Behaviors for Recycling Success
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.

October 19, 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.

October 20, 2022

[celebration] National Reuse Day

National Reuse Day is a day to celebrate reuse as a central tenet of sustainability. Learn more about the Reuse Alliance.

October 24-28, 2022

[collection program] Small Propane Tank Recycling Event
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
Daily Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Amnesty recycling event for small propane tanks including camp stoves, lantern or torch tanks (usually 2# or less) from residents of Cuyahoga County. Tanks from busiensses, grill tanks, helium tanks, oxygen cylinders, welding tanks, refrigerant and other cylinders will not be accepted. Learn more about disposing of propane tanks and other cylinders. Contact us for more details.

October 24, 2022

[event] Fix-It CLE Repair Workshop
Sears think[box], Case Western Reserve University
Case Richey Mixon Building, 11201 Cedar Ave, Cleveland
A repair clinic will be held on Fourth Mondays at CWRU. Attendees must register in advance.

October 25, 2022

[seminar] Backyard Composting 101
7:00 PM * Lakewood Park, Women's Club Pavilion, 14532 Lake Avenue * 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.

November 1, 2022

[webinar] At Work: Waste Audits
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here.
You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Do you have soda cans, cardboard, pens, pallets or electronics? Results from a waste audit provide a map on how to reduce waste including what you can and should be recycling or composting. One hour. Free, open to the public.  

November 2, 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.

November 8, 2022

[event] General Election Day
See details about voting in Cuyahoga County.

November 8-30, 2022

[collection program] Campaign Sign Recycling Event
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
Daily Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Following an election, recycle unwanted campaign yard signs – plastic film, corrugated plastic and cardboard signs plus the metal stands – at the Solid Waste District. See details.

November 10, 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. The 30-minute presentation is followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.

November 11, 2022

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

November 12, 2022

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

November 12, 2022

[event] Fix It CLE Repair Workshop @ Second Saturdays
Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
A repair clinic will be held on Second Saturdays at the Solid Waste District. Attendees must register in advance.

November 15, 2022

[celebration] America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day helps raise awareness about recycling and the purchase of recycled products.

November 16, 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.

November 24-25, 2022

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

November 28, 2022

[event] Fix-It CLE Repair Workshop
Sears think[box], Case Western Reserve University
Case Richey Mixon Building, 11201 Cedar Ave, Cleveland
A repair clinic will be held on Fourth Mondays at CWRU. Attendees must register in advance.

December 1, 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. The 30-minute presentation is followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.

December 7, 2022

[webinar series] IV. Workplace Recycling: Creating Culture Change
12:00 PM * Zoom Meeting * Register here

-Part four of a six-part series.-

Learn about culture shift and recycling, and how it affects your workplace recycling program. Develop a proper waste reduction and recycling atmosphere in your organization while learning how to educate and communicate to effect behavior change. The 30-minute presentation is followed by optional group discussion. Free, open to the public. Learn more about this workplace series.