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Posted on: August 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

The City of Highland Heights will once again be offering the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, beginning 9/8 - 9/19/2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. daily.  Residents may bring their items to the Service Department for collection.  

Acceptable items are as follows:

  • Adhesives, roof tar, driveway sealer
  • Antifreeze
  • Automotive fluids, motor oil
  • Car batteries
  • Household cleaners
  • Kerosene, gasoline, lighter fluid
  • Oil or solvent based paint, sealers, primers, or coatings (NO LATEX PAINT)
  • Paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine
  • Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides
  • Varnishes, polyurethane, shellacs

Latex paint, batteries and fluorescent bulbs are not accepted in this program.  Propane tanks, fire extinguishers, and helium or oxygen tanks can be recycled at local retail locations or scrap metal yards.

Residents can recycle CFL bulbs (small , twisty bulbs) for free at any Home Depot or Lowe’s store. Other types of bulbs, including fluorescent tubes, can be recycled at any Batteries+Bulbs retail location

Rechargable batteries may be recycled for free at retail locations throughout Cuyahoga County. See a list of locations here.

For more information regarding recyclable materials, please visit the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District website.  

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