Recycling

Will be collected curbside on your scheduled collection day.  Recycling carts must be out                                                          no earlier  than7:00pm the evening before and no later than 7:00am on collection day.                                                         Items need to be loose - DO NOT bag recyclables 

For further recycling options, check out http://simplerecycling.com/.

Following are acceptable items for recycling that will be picked up on your scheduled day:

     Food grade aluminum and steel cans- emptied and rinsed
     Food grade cartons- emptied, rinsed and caps on.
     Glass bottles- emptied and rinsed.
     Paper, Boxes,  and flatten cardboard.
     Cardboard- all packing materials removed and boxes completely flatten.
     Plastic bottles and jugs emptied, rinsed, and caps on.

Items that can’t be recycled

     Tires
     Scrap metal
     Paper bags
     Shredded paper can be disposed of at the following locations:

https://www.solonohio.org/DocumentCenter/View/10196/RiverValleyPaperBins

     Light strings
     Clothing- Please contact Simple Recycling at (866) 835-5068
     Styrofoam and take out containers
     Plastic produce containers
     Hoses and ropes
     Plastic toys
     Cups, lids, and utensils
     Broken ceramic
     Drinking glasses

 
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) - 1st full week of each month
 
      Oil based and acrylic paints- NO LATEX PAINT
      Old fuel and chemicals
      Old motor or food oil
      Computers and printers
      Fluorescent bulbs

If you cannot wait until your collection day, Solon residents may bring these items to the Service Department Monday- Friday from 8:00 AM -11:00 AM and 12 Noon- 3:00 PM.
 
Please contact the Solid Waste Manager Mike Gelardi, at the Service Department 440-248-5834, if you have any questions regarding recycling.