Paper & Cardboard

Paper & Cardboard

Paper & Cardboard

Yes, paper, which includes newspaper, office paper, mail, magazines, cereal boxes will be accepted in curbside single stream recycling programs, and at community single stream recycling drop-off locations.

Do not put Shredded Paper in curbside recycling programs. Shredded paper contaminates other recyclables and material recovery facilities (MRFs) have difficulty capturing the small fibers for recycling.

It is better to take advantage of ReWorks’ FREE Document Shredding and Recycling Events where all of your important papers will be shredded on site and then properly recycled through a facilities equipped for paper only recycling.

Akron Recycling Program
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The City of Akron offers residential curbside single stream recycling, and yard waste collection during the fall.

Phone: Dial 3-1-1 or call 330-375-2311

Looking for a recycling center near you? Check out our Recycling Center Drop-Off map.