Division of Waste Collection and Disposal

This Division provides weekly collection of waste from 155,000 Cleveland homes, the West Side Market, Fire and Police Stations, the Justice Center, City Hall and other City buildings, and public areas.

It also places dumpsters at neighborhood events and community functions and plays an active role in special cleanup programs. Dumpsters are also available for commercial accounts and homeowners.

  • Trash Pick-up Delayed for President's Day Holiday

    The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works will not pick up waste Monday, February 19th due to the President's Day holiday. There will be a one day delay in the waste collection schedule - trash will be collected Tuesday, February 20th through Saturday, February 24th. Regularly scheduled trash pick-up will resume on Monday, February 26th. Questions regarding collection can be directed to the Division of Waste Collection at 216.664.3711.

Residential Collection Program Information

2017 Waste Collection Schedule

This schedule contains all regular pickup dates plus all the delayed dates for holiday pickup. Waste set out guidelines plus bulk dates are also listed. The Division of Waste Collection offers several services in addition to weekly pickup including computer and cell phone recycling, shredding, hazardous waste and tire pickup. 2017 Waste Schedule

About the Automated Waste Collection Program

The automated waste-collection program is significantly more efficient and user-friendly, and should encourage more participation in recycling, since items can be recycled curbside.Through this program, residents receive sturdy garbage carts for trash and recycling which can be wheeled to the curb. The program will also allow Clevelanders to recycle yard waste including grass clippings and branches. -More

Commercial Services Now Available

The City of Cleveland now offers dumpster and commercial waste pick-up services to area organizations.