Changes to the Household Hazardous Waste Program

Changes to the Household Hazardous Waste Program
Effective June 2, 2017.

Please be advised of the following changes to the Household Hazardous Waste Program as of 6/2/17.
Changes will be implemented to reduce program costs for items where alternative disposal options exist.

Fluorescent Bulbs – Will No Longer Be Accepted

Please dispose of your compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs for free at any Home Depot or Lowes Home Improvement store. Cuyahoga Country Solid Waste District
has decided not to duplicate a service that is being offered at no cost to taxpayers.
Another reason is that some cities have been delivering pallets of bulbs that we believe came from city facilities and not just from residents. This has become an expensive problem for the District. By law the Cuyahoga Country Solid Waste District may only handle materials from residential sources and not commercial sources which includes public buildings.

If you have fluorescent tubes to dispose of visit for more information.

Rechargeable Batteries

There is a free, nationwide program to recycle rechargeable batteries through Call2Recycle.
Orange Village Residents are encouraged to take their rechargeable batteries to one of the following Call2Recycle drop-off locations. Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and Radio Shack stores in Cuyahoga County.   To find a location near you, call 1.877.2.RECYCLE or search with your zip code at

Single-use alkaline batteries can also be recycled through some local Call2Recycle drop boxes.
If you choose not to use a Call2Recycle drop box, alkaline batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.

Learn more about battery recycling.