Division of Waste Collection and Disposal

This Division provides weekly collection of waste from 155,000 Cleveland homes, the West Side Market, Fire and Police Stations, the Justice Center, City Hall and other City buildings, and public areas.

It also places dumpsters at neighborhood events and community functions and plays an active role in special cleanup programs. Dumpsters are also available for commercial accounts and homeowners.

  • Waste Collection Delayed Due to Independence Day Holiday

    Due to the Independence Day holiday, the City of Cleveland Department of Public Works will delay waste pickup by one day. There will be no pick up on Monday, July 4th. There will be a one day delay in waste collection for the rest of the week - trash will be collected Tuesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 9. Regularly scheduled trash pick-up will resume on Monday, July 11.

  • Curbside Recycling Program Will Start the Week of June 13, 2022

    To participate in the program residents must opt-in to receive curbside recycling services. Enrollment opens May 2, 2022. To enroll complete the online form at clerecycles.com or call 216.664.3030.

  • About the Automated Waste Collection Program

    The automated waste-collection program is significantly efficient and user-friendly, and allows items to be collected curbside.Through this program, residents receive sturdy carts for trash collection which can be wheeled to the curb. The program also allows Clevelanders to dispose of yard waste including grass clippings and branches.

Residential Collection Program Information

Residents receive sturdy carts for trash and recycling which can be wheeled to the curb. The program also allows Clevelanders to dispose of yard waste including grass clippings and branches. -More

recycle carts

Curbside Recycling Program Will Start the Week of June 13, 2022

To participate in the program residents must opt-in to receive curbside recycling services. Enrollment opens May 2, 2022. To enroll complete the online form at clerecycles.com or call 216.664.3030.

Commercial Services Now Available

The City of Cleveland now offers dumpster and commercial waste pick-up services to area organizations.  

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