The Solid Waste District offers waste reduction and recycling presentations tailored to the interests and needs of your group. Consider requesting a speaker for your civic organization, church group, parent-teacher organization or garden club. We can also host a booth or a table at your event.

To request a presentation, contact the District's education specialist at (216) 443-3731 or request a speaker. Webinars may be canceled prior to event due to low registration numbers.

 

Presentations by Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County's Department of Consumer Affairs and the Department of Sustainability have speakers available to present about Cuyahoga County's BYOBags effort. Learn more.

 

Presentations by the Solid Waste District

Our staff also holds composting seminars, business recycling presentations and youth presentations.

 

Recycle Right

Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference in your community. Get answers to questions about curbside recycling and discuss what, where, how and when to recycle other items you need to part with. One hour. Free, open to the public. Contact us for more details.

 

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

10:30 AM  |  Maple Heights Senior Center, 15901 Libby Road

 

Monday, February 13, 2023

12:30 PM  |  City of Parma Donna Smallwood Activities Center, 7010 Powers Boulevard

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 register

6:00 PM  |  Heights Libraries Lee Road Branch, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 

6:00 PM  |  Newburgh Heights Village Hall, 3801 Harvard Avenue

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

6:00 PM  |  City of Cleveland Estabrook Rec Center, 4125 Fulton Road

 

Thursday, June 15, 2023 * Recycle Right for Kids (grades 1-5)

1:00 PM  |  Cuyahoga County Public Library South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch, 1876 S Green Rd, South Euclid

Less Waste and Plastic Free: Reduce 101

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. The 3Rs are in the order for a reason. Recycling is important but we must make a first effort to REDUCE the amount of waste we produce in our homes. The average American generates 4.51 pounds of waste per day. We'll discuss specific strategies for reducing waste in your home. One hour. Free, open to the public. Contact us for more details.

 

There are none scheduled at this time.

Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that the average American throws away approximately one pound of food per day? When food is sent to the landfill, it has an impact on your wallet and the environment. Join us to learn how to shop smarter, plan meals, and learn creative uses for food scraps you might normally throw away. One hour. Free, open to the public. Contact us for more details.
 

There are none scheduled at this time.

Make-and-Learn

Invite our educator to conduct a hands-on workshop at your facility or meeting space. Your organization or group can make reusable t-shirt bags, worm bins or green cleaning products while learning more about the related topic. Contact us for more details.

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

6:00 PM  |  Heights Libraries Lee Road Branch, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

Zero Waste Event Training for Volunteer Groups

Our staff can teach your volunteer coalition how to host and implement a zero waste event. Training must take place before the day of the event. Contact us for more details.

Learn more about hosting a zero waste event.