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.

  • Curbside Recycling Program

    As of November 5th, 2021, registration for the City of Cleveland’s bi-weekly, opt-in recycling program has closed. The next sign up period will be in the spring of 2022. Residents interested in joining the recycling program at that time may enter their information on the online form.  Residents are encouraged to review the recycling program guidelines.

  • 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

As of November 5th, 2021, registration for the City of Cleveland’s bi-weekly, opt-in recycling program has closed. The next sign up period will be in the spring of 2022. Residents interested in joining the recycling program at that time may enter their information on the online form.  Residents are encouraged to review the recycling program guidelines.

Commercial Services Now Available

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

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