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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It works!

60% of what we throw away can be recycled rather than tossed into the garbage. But it’s up to us to make the effort.


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Document Shredding 

2016 Onsite Document Shredding Schedule

May 7 in Stow
June 4 in Fairlawn
July 9 in Macedonia
August 6 in Green
September 10 in Barberton
October 1 in Akron

Complete details can be found on our Events page

Household Hazardous Waste 

Be responsible. Recycle your Household Hazardous Waste.

The Houeshold Hazardous Waste Recycling Center will reopen Thursday, June 2 and be open between 2-7 pm every Thursday thru September 29.

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is the discarded, unused, or leftover portion of household products containing toxic chemicals. Althought the Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center is closed until next June, there are still many options for you to recyle.

Go here for a complete list of Local Recycling Options.

Scrap Tire Collection Day

Annual Scrap Tire
Collection Day
April 30, 2016

A scrap tire collection event will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at ReWorks’ Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Summit County residents will be able to drop off unwanted passenger car and light truck sized tires for a small fee of only $1.00 per tire. There is a limit of 10 tires per vehicle.

No Household Hazardous Waste will be accepted at this event.

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Akron Recycling Program

The City of Akron provides curbside trash and recycling collection once a week to residents of one, two, and three family freestanding residential units.

List of acceptable items

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"How do you dispose of water based/latex paint?"

Dried out Latex Paint (water-based) is an acceptable item for curbside trash but it is important to prepare it properly before disposal to limit any adverse environmental impact. To learn how to prepare your latex paint for disposal, go here or watch the How to Dispose of Latex Paint video.