Automated Refuse and Recycling Program
Republic Services has provided blue refuse carts and green recycling carts to each home in Bay Village. Containers remain the property of Republic Services and should not be removed from the residence. (For more information please contact the Republic Services Customer Service Department at (440)458-5191 or (800)433-1309, office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.)
If your trash or recycling cart is not emptied, or the can is broken, missing a wheel, etc. please contact Republic Services at 800- 433-1309.
Time of Collection: To ensure your recycling and Rubbish materials removal, please place your rubbish and recycling container at curb by 6:00 A.M. Carts may be placed out on the tree lawn after 5 p.m. the day before pick up and must be removed by 7 a.m. the morning after per C.O. 521.12(B).
Day of Collection: Recycling and rubbish materials will be picked up on Tuesday each week EXCEPT when a holiday falls on or before your regular pick up day. Then your recycling and rubbish materials will be collected on Wednesday.
Your Bulk Pickup day will be the last TUESDAY of every month EXCEPT when a holiday falls on or before your regular Bulk pickup day. Then your Bulk Pickup day will be on Wednesday.
HOLIDAYS THAT AFFECT COLLECTIONS ARE THE FOLLOWING:
New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
Container placement: Place containers within 3 feet of the curb and 3 feet apart, with the arrows facing the street. Do not place carts near mailboxes, fixed objects, or in the street.
Note: Do not place containers at the curb prior to 5:00 P.M. on the day before collection. Please remove empty containers within 12 hours after collection.
PERMITTED REFUSE IN BLUE CARTS
• Food Waste - drained, wrapped and placed in a plastic bag.
• Sharp items, broken glass, syringes, etc. Place in puncture-proof container prior to placing in cart.
• Other trash - paper containers, waste paper, aluminum foil and foil pans, styrofoam, etc.
• Solidified latex paint
NOT PERMITTED AT CURB
• Large car parts, tires, batteries, etc.
• Extra bags or cans of trash except the last Tuesday of the month for Bulk pickup.
NOTE: Contractors are responsible for removal of building materials and debris.
2017 BULK PICK UP DAYS:
January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 31 (Wednesday due to Memorial Day holiday), June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28, December 27 (Wednesday due to Christmas holiday)
ITEMS BELOW WILL BE PICKED UP ON BULK PICK UP DAYS ONLY:
• 3-32 GALLON CANS OR 6 PLASTIC BAGS OF TRASH OR YARD WASTE
• Household furniture, carpeting, tied and rolled into 4' lengths etc.
• Tables, swing sets, and television sets, etc.
• Refrigerators, freezers - DOORS REMOVED, FREON REMOVED
• Window AC Units and Dehumidifiers, FREON REMOVED
• Washers and dryers
In the event of an emergency, please contact the Service Department at (440) 871-1221 during their normal hours of operation (7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) to check availability for a one-time pickup of an appliance.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE - Everything must be in its original marked container - NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO LATEX PAINT
Latex paint can be put into the trash once it has been solidified. When the paint is dry, discard it with your regular trash. Leave the lid off so the waste collector can see the paint is hardened.
You can dry it out by removing the lid and letting it air dry, or by using a drying agent: cat litter. sawdust, plaster of Paris, Oil-Dri or "waste paint hardeners" found at home improvement stores.
COMPUTERS & COMPUTER EQUIPMENT - No
TIRES - NO RIMS
Once a month from April through September, we offer monthly Bulk Drop Off dates. The same items that can be put out for Bulk Pickup can now be brought out to the Service Garage, at 31300 Naigle Rd. on the 2nd Wednesday of the month between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Only one can of construction debris permitted monthly per household. Contractors are not permitted to bring construction debris. No drop off permitted after hours. This is self-serve and items must be off-loaded by person dropping items off. Sign in at Service Dept. office prior to leaving your items. For Bay Village residents only.
2017 Dates: April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9 & Sept 13.
Cal the Service Dept. at (440) 871-1221 with questions.
Recycling Collection Rules & Regulations
A GREEN 65 GALLON CART HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR ALL YOUR RECYCLABLE MATERIALS WHICH INCLUDE:
Cardboard boxes, newspapers, junk-mail, magazines, phone books, cereal boxes, aseptic cartons: milk, juice, etc., glass bottles and jars, aluminum and steel cans and plastics numbers 1 through 7.
Place all items loose in recycling cart.
NOTE: Do not jam items into cart or overstuff container. "OR PLACE ANY YARD WASTE OF ANY KIND INTO RECYCLING CART".
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM RECYCLING COLLECTIONS:
Window glass, light bulbs, drinking glasses, mirrors or ceramics and empty plastic containers that had contained motor oil, antifreeze, pesticides and herbicides, aluminum foil or pie tins, etc., styrofoam, scrap metal, batteries, chains, car parts, pots & pans, knives, etc. Place above items and empty containers in trash container.
For questions regarding your recycling service, please call Republic Services at 800-433-1309.
Click here for a complete list of acceptable/unacceptabe recyclable items.
Place the bright green bags supplied by Simple Recycling (sent to resident's homes) or place the bright green sticker on a bag or items to be recycled. Place these items out at the curb with your trash and recycling carts and they will be picked up by Simple Recycling on the regular collection day. Extra bags are available at City Hall, 350 Dover Center Rd. and the Bay Village Service garage, 31300 Naigle Rd.
What can be recycled? The primary focus is on clothing and other textiles -- blankets, sheets, drapes and towels, for example. But usable household items like small furniture and appliances, pots and pans, dishes, lamps and microwaves also are accepted. You can see the full list on Simple Recycling's website.
Questions about the Simple Recycling program? Call 216-438-7109 or www:simplerecycling.com.
Yard Waste Rules and Regulations
Yard Waste collection will resume April11, 2017. Last day for Yard Waste collection is Tuesday, November 28 2017. After November 28, place Yard Waste in the blue trash container for weekly pickup, or in large plastic garbage bags and place it out on Bulk Pickup days only.
Yard Waste stickers are available for $2 each at the
City Hall reception desk.
Christmas trees will be collected beginning the first week in January.
GRASS CLIPPINGS AND OTHER YARD WASTE TO BE SENT TO THE COMPOSTING FACILITY:
All grass clippings and other yard waste to be composted should be placed in brown paper yard waste bags not to exceed 50 lbs. Grass clippings and yard waste may also be placed loose in 32 gallon plastic containers marked yard waste. ("Yard Waste Only" stickers are available for purchase at City Hall for $2.00)
DO NOT PUT YARD WASTE OUT IN PLASTIC BAGS OR PLACE YARD WASTE IN THE RECYCLING CONTAINER.
BRUSH AND SMALL TREE TRIMMINGS
Must be cut, bundled and securely tied not exceeding 4 feet in length or 50 lbs.
Note: Landscapers and tree services are responsible for removal of any yard waste they generate while working at a residence. The City brush crew will pick up brush piles as they work their way through the city. Pickup may take several days.
For more information please contact the Republic Services Customer Service Department at (440)458-5191 or (800)433-1309, office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.