May 27, 2024

[holiday] Memorial Day

County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in accordance with the holiday.

May 29, 2024

[observation] National Learn About Composting Day

Celebrated annually, National Learn About Composting Day is a chance for everyone to dive into the world of composting?? and its environmental benefits. Learn more. Register for a free backyard composting seminar or schedule one for your group!

May 29, 2024

[presentation] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM  |  Zoom Meeting  |  register here
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 1, 2024

[event] Fix-It CLE Repair Workshop
12:00-4:00 PM  |  Cleveland Public Library ArtBox, 3236 Payne Avenue
This special repair workshop is being held at a Cleveland Public Library. See details

 

Printable Flyer: 2024 FIx-It CLE Repair Workshops

June 3, 2024

[presentation] Backyard Composting 101
7:00 PM  |  Shaker Heights Library Bertram Woods Branch, 20600 Fayette Road  |  register here
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 5, 2024

[observation] World Environment Day

Celebrated annually, World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Learn more.

June 8, 2024

[collection program] Second Saturdays
9:00 AM-1:00 PM   |  Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
The Solid Waste District's vestibule is open seasonally March-October on a Saturday once a month for special recycling drop-offs and compost bin sales. See details.

 

A Fix-It Workshop will also be held on this Second Saturday at Solid Waste HQ.

June 8, 2024

[event] Fix It CLE Repair Workshop @ Second Saturdays
10:00 AM-2:00 PM   |  Solid Waste District HQ, 4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights
A repair workshop is held occasionally on Second Saturdays at Solid Waste HQ. See details. This repair workshop will feature a technician who specializes in small engine repairs.

 

Printable Flyer: 2024 FIx-It CLE Repair Workshops

June 10, 2024

[presentation] Recycle Right in Your Community

10:00 AM  |  Cuyahoga County Public Library Garfield Heights Branch, 5409 Turney Road  |  register here

What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference right in your community. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 12, 2024

[presentation] Backyard Composting 101
7:00 PM  |  Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road  |  register here
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 13, 2024

[presentation] Crafting with Recycled Materials
2:00 PM  |  Cuyahoga County Public Library Brook Park Branch, 6155 Engle Road  |  register here

Details to come.

June 13, 2024

[meeting] Solid Waste District Policy Committee Meeting

Immediately following the 2:00 PM Cuyahoga County Planning Commission Board Meeting  |  Cuyahoga County Headquarters, 2079 East Ninth Street, Room 5-006 Cleveland

See the agenda.

June 14, 2024

[observance] Flag Day

Learn about proper management and disposal of the U.S. flag.

June 15, 2024

[event] Fix-It CLE Repair Workshop
12:00-4:00 PM  |  Cleveland Public Library Carnegie West Branch
A repair workshop is held on Third Saturdays at a Cleveland Public Library. See details.

 

Printable Flyer: 2024 FIx-It CLE Repair Workshops

June 26, 2024

[presentation] Backyard Composting 101
12:00 PM  |  Zoom Meeting  |  register here
Learn the science of composting and receive how-to-compost instruction. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 19, 2024

[holiday] Juneteenth Day

County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in accordance with the holiday.

June 20, 2024

[presentation] Recycle Right in Your Community

7:00 PM  |  University Heights Public Library, 13866 Cedar Road  |  register here

What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference in your community. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 24, 2024

[event] Fix-It CLE Repair Workshop
3:00-7:00 PM  |  Sears think[box], Case Western Reserve University Case Richey Mixon Building, 11201 Cedar Ave, Cleveland
A repair workshop is held on Fourth Mondays at CWRU. See details.

 

Printable Flyer: 2024 FIx-It CLE Repair Workshops

June 25, 2024

[presentation] Recycle Right in Your Community

2:00 PM  |  Cuyahoga County Public Library Brook Park Branch, 6155 Engle Road  |  register here

What items belong in curbside recycling? Learn best practices for recycling right in Cuyahoga County and what you can do to make a meaningful difference in your community. Free. Open to the public. See details.

June 27, 2024

[presentation] Reduce Food Waste

5:30 PM  |  Cuyahoga County Public Library South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch, 1876 S. Green Road  |  register here

When food is sent to the landfill, it impacts your wallet and the environment. Join us to learn how to shop smarter, plan meals, and discover creative uses for food scraps you might normally throw away. One hour. Free, open to the public. See details.

July 1-31, 2024

[observation] Plastic Free July

Make a conscious effort to change your habits and choose to refuse single-use plastics. Be part of the plastics pollution revolution. See how you can make a difference.

Learn more about reducing plastic waste in Cuyahoga County.

July 3, 2024

[observation] International Plastic Bag Free Day

International Plastic Bag Free Day is a global initiative that aims to eliminate the use of plastic bags. Plastic bags may be a convenience, but they greatly strain the environment. Learn more

 

See how you can be part of Cuyahoga County‚Äôs #BYOBags effort.

July 4, 2024

[holiday] Independence Day

County offices, including the Solid Waste District, are closed in accordance with the holiday.