Garbage & Recycling

RUMPKE Trash Service 

1-800-828-8171

ALL ITEMS MUST BE OUT BY 7:00 AM

Please call 24 hrs. ahead for: 

  • Extra Large Non-Metal Items   
  • A large amount of trash pick up

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Service Department 

440-717-4022 

Please call CITY by noon Wednesday for: 

  • LARGE METAL ITEMS  -appliances, lawnmowers, treadmills, etc.

Metal Items must be out by THURSDAY 7:00 AM  

Tips for Holiday Recycling (link)

Recycle these five items ONLY: 

  1. Food & beverage cans - empty and rinse
  2. Milk, juice, and broth cartons - empty rinse, and replace the cap
  3. Glass bottles and jars - empty, rinse and replace the cap
  4. Paper & cardboard - cardboard must be flattened - NO SHREDDING
  5. Plastic bottles and jugs ONLY - empty the bottle,  rinse and replace the lid.


Service Garage  

Service Garage Entrance off of Oakes Road

Service Department entrance off of Oakes Road

Service Garage Building 10Building #10** drop-off location for:

  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Computers / Printers
  • Hazardous Household Wastes
  • Oil
  • Oil Based Paint

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING GUIDELINES 


For extra-large items or large amounts of trash, call Rumpke 24 hours before 1-800-828-8171.

 Heavy-metal pick-ups (i.e., appliances, lawnmowers, treadmills, etc.) are on Thursdays. Call City Hall – Service Department at 440-717-4022 early in the week.

Appliances

Call City Hall – Service Dept. (440-717-4022) early in the week to schedule a Thursday pick-up. Must be placed at the curb by 7 AM.

Bathtubs (cast iron)

Regular trash. Must give Rumpke 24 hours’ notice.

Batteries (household)

Batteries can be disposed of in regular trash in small quantities. Dispose of them as you use them. 

Batteries (vehicle)

Drop off at Service Garage off Oakes Road (Building 10) weekdays 7 AM-3 PM.

Cardboard

Flatten and put with recyclables. Multiple corrugated boxes should be flattened and tied in bundles no longer than 3 feet and weighing no more than 50 lbs.

Carpeting & padding

Regular trash.  Cut into 4’ lengths roll up and tie or tape (not to exceed 2’ in diameter or 50 lbs.)  Put the rolls in a pile with the regular trash.

Clothing

You can take usable clothing and household items to any Salvation Army, St. Vincent DePaul, or Goodwill resale store.

Computers, monitors & printers

Bring to COMPUTER RECYCLING DROP-OFF area at Service Garage off Oakes Road (Building 10) weekdays 7 AM-3 PM.

Construction debris

Do not put out with regular trash. Call Kurtz Bros. RKDF, Inc 216-986-7000 or Rosby Resources 216-661-6102 ext. 3 to see if they will allow you to bring them.

Eyeglasses

The Lions Club collects eyeglasses. They can be dropped off at the Brecksville Library or Broadview Heights City Hall.

Fluorescent CFL bulbs (compact fluorescent lights)

Take to Home Depot or Lowes for special handling/disposal.

Fluorescent tube lights

Take to any “Batteries Plus Bulbs” retail store 7611 W. Ridgewood Dr. #913 Parma 440-481-3246 a fee applies.

Furniture (wood or upholstered)

Regular trash. Please wrap upholstered items in plastic (painter's plastic works well).  For extra-large items, call Rumpke 24 hours before (440-746-0678).

Glass (jars, bottles)

Empty & Rinse - Keep them loose – there is no need to bag them. Can be co-mingled with plastic and metal recyclables.

Hazardous waste (household)

Drop off at Service Garage off Oakes Road (Building 10) weekdays 7 AM-3 PM. Includes items such as acids/alkaline, aerosols, antifreeze, bleach, cleaners, polishes, disinfectants, iodine, pesticides, solvents (paint thinner, turpentine, varnish stripper), and oil-based paint. DO NOT PUT WITH REGULAR TRASH.  (Keep in original containers or clearly mark what is inside.) (No latex paint or fluorescent bulbs)

Lawnmowers

Call the Service Department (440-717-4022) early in the week to schedule a Thursday pick-up. Must be placed at the curb by 7 AM.

Mattresses & box springs

Regular trash. Please wrap in plastic (painter's plastic works well). For large mattresses, call Rumpke 24 hours before (1-800-828-8171)

Medicine

· Unwanted medicine can often be returned to the pharmacy.

· North Royalton Police Department lobby has a secure dropbox (solids only).

· Bring to the drop-off location on “Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” held in the Spring and Fall (watch for dates).

· Dispose of in regular trash as follows: Remove or black-out personal information. Make it unusable by mixing pills with water and liquids with flour or table salt. Wrap blister packs in layers of strong tape and place in a non-transparent container such as a margarine bowl.

Metal & tin cans (soup/vegetable cans, beverage cans)

Empty & Rinse - Keep them loose – there is no need to bag them. Can be co-mingled with plastic and glass recyclables.

Metal items (garage door openers, file cabinets, treadmills, air conditioners, etc.)

Call City Hall- Service Department (440-717-4022) early in the week to schedule a Thursday pick-up. Must be placed at the curb by 7 AM.

Newspaper

Place at the curb with recyclables/newspapers,
or…
Put in yellow & green Paper Retriever dumpsters located throughout the community (behind City Hall, The Fields parking lots, and school parking lots). Note that the schools receive money based on tonnage.

Oil

Put in a spill-proof, clearly-marked container. Drop off at Service Garage off Oakes Road (Building 10) weekdays 7AM-3PM.

Paint – latex

Dry out and put next to regular trash with lid off. To dry out, mix with sawdust, kitty litter, or a purchased dry-out product (available at paint stores).

Paint – oil-based

Drop off at Service Garage off Oakes Road (Building 10) weekdays 7 AM-3 PM.

Paper – junk mail, catalogs, magazines, newspaper

Put in yellow & green Paper Retriever dumpsters located throughout the community (behind City Hall, The Fields parking lots, and school parking lots). Note that the schools receive money based on tonnage.

Phone books

Place at the curb with recyclables/newspapers, or...
Put in yellow & green Paper Retriever dumpsters located throughout the community (behind City Hall, The Fields parking lots, and school parking lots). Note that the schools receive money based on tonnage.

Plastics (milk jugs, pop bottles, detergent bottles)

Empty & Rinse, replace the cap - Keep them loose – there is no need to bag them. Can be co-mingled with metal and glass recyclables.

Propane tanks

 “The Broadview Heights Hazardous Household Waste program will no longer accept standard propane tanks (20#). Blue Rhino propane locations offer a free recycling program for 20# grill tanks. Recycle an unwanted grill tank by writing “RECYCLE” on the tank and take it to a Blue Rhino location. Blue Rhino will accept any standard 20# grill tank, including non-Rhino brands  Also, Rumpke will not accept any propane tanks put curbside.”

Rocks & stones

Do not put out with regular trash. Call RKDF, Inc 216-986-7000 or Rosby Resources 216-739-2220 to see if they will allow you to bring them.

Syringes & hypodermic needles

Seal in an empty plastic pop bottle or milk jug and label “household syringes”. Put alongside regular trash, but not in the trash bags.

Televisions

Regular trash. If they are very large, call Rumpke 24 hours before to let them know.

Tires

Tires cannot be disposed of in landfills. Old tires can be taken to dealerships for disposal (a fee may apply). The City has a “Tire Round-up” once a year, usually in September.  Call the Service Dept. or check the website for dates.