Recycling & Environment

City of Cleveland Gets ‘A’ Rating For Environmental Action Efforts

City of Cleveland Gets ‘A’ Rating For Environmental Action Efforts

The City of Cleveland has recently been given an ‘A’ rating on its environmental action efforts by CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project. CDP is a not-for-profit charity that rated cities worldwide on their green efforts, ultimately naming 43 city around the globe to the list. This year, marks the 10-year culmination of Mayor Jackson’s Sustainable Cleveland initiative. The initiative is aimed at making Cleveland a more environmentally conscious city for generations to come.

Trash WILL NOT Be Collected on Memorial Day- Willard Garage and City Offices Will Be Closed

Trash WILL NOT Be Collected on Memorial Day- Willard Garage and City Offices Will Be Closed

The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL NOT collect trash on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. The City of Cleveland offices and Willard Garage will be closed as well. City offices and Willard Garage will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson Kicks-Off 2019 Clean Cleveland Program in City Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson Kicks-Off 2019 Clean Cleveland Program in City Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced the 2019 Clean Cleveland program, a series of proactive efforts to clean, repair and upgrade city neighborhoods. The program is a collaboration between various city departments to deliver services in a proactive manner –one subsection at a time. The Clean Cleveland program is in addition to existing services.

President's Day Waste Collection- City WILL Pick Up Waste, No Delays All Week

President's Day Waste Collection- City WILL Pick Up Waste, No Delays All Week

City Hall will be closed Monday, February 18, 2019 in honor of President’s Day. However, the Department of Public Works WILL pick up waste on Monday. There will not be a delay in waste collection pick-up.

PHOTOS: Mayor Jackson’s Office of Sustainability Kicks Off 2019 Year of People Celebration

PHOTOS: Mayor Jackson’s Office of Sustainability Kicks Off 2019 Year of People Celebration

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Office of Sustainability kicked off its 2019 Year of People with a celebration in the City Hall Rotunda. This year’s theme – the Year of People - celebrates the sustainability efforts of Clevelanders and aims to connect residents to projects that will help them build more sustainable homes, workplaces and neighborhoods.

City Seeks Questions from Residents Regarding Waste and Recycling for Twitter Chat

City Seeks Questions from Residents Regarding Waste and Recycling for Twitter Chat

The Twitter Chat will be held on the City of Cleveland Twitter page on Sept. 5th at 11:30 a.m. Two waste collection and recycling gurus will be taking your questions: Kristin Hall, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and Terrell Cole, Deputy Chief of Operations.

Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement- Improper Waste Set Out Information

Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement- Improper Waste Set Out Information

As of August 1st, the Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection is issuing citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. There is information about improper waste set out that residents should know, and the city has provided a tip sheet to let residents know what can be recycled and what cannot. 

 

City of Cleveland to Relaunch Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement

City of Cleveland to Relaunch Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement

The Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection will again issue citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. Citations could run up to $350, depending on the infraction. The City will post videos to its social media accounts for public education.

Updated List: City Recycling Drop Off Sites

Updated List: City Recycling Drop Off Sites

As residents take advantage of the convenience of curbside recycling, drop-off sites have seen a decline in usage The City will continue to to accept bulk recycling at its Ridge Road Transfer Facility. Accepted items include glass, paper, plastic, metals and cardboard. In addition to the Ridge Road facility, a number of additional recycling drop-off sites will remain available.
 

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