Garbage

INFORMATIONAL FLYERS

You will be billed $9.65 a month flat fee on your water bill for residential garbage.  Waste Management is committed to providing you with responsive, dependable and quality service for your residential garbage needs.  The following is their service and guideline information.


If you need commercial service, you will have to contact Waste Management directly as that is not provided or billed by the City Water Department.

Starting May 1, 2017, the City of Cleveland and Waste Management will introduce new, improved trash service in 96-gallon carts. The City of Cleveland will now have once-a-week pick up for trash on Wednesdays with CNG trucks.



Bulk Trash Collection


Waste Management will collect bulky items on the last Wednesday of the month. No additional charge. Bulky Waste is material too large for the trash cart. Please place your bulky items 5 feet from your cart on collection day. A separate truck will come by and remove the material.


CNG Trucks


One of Waste Management’s long term sustainability goals is to reduce fleet emissions by 15 percent by the year 2020. One of the primary strategies for reducing emissions is to transition our fleet of collection vehicles to cleaner-burning compressed natural
gas (CNG). As of 2015, the company has more than 5,000 CNG trucks on the road and has reduced on-road emissions by 24 percent.

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is one of the cleanest fuels currently available for use in heavy-duty trucks. Its use in these trucks significantly reduces a number of emissions:

• 94 percent reduction in particulate matter
• 75 percent reduction in carbon monoxide
• Up to 49 percent reduction in nitrogen oxides
• And 25 percent reduction in carbon dioxide

Trucks powered by CNG are also more quiet than their diesel-powered counterparts, a considerable benefits to the residential neighborhoods where our collection vehicles operate.

Carts


Each resident will receive one 96-gallon cart for items considered trash. The larger trash carts can hold up to 200 pounds, enabling residents of Cleveland to keep their streets and neighborhoods clean.

Cart Placement Instructions


Please your cart at the point of collection as early as 7PM on Tuesday or no later than 7AM on Wednesday. All carts should be removed from the point of collection no later than 10PM on the day of your collection. Please place cart at least five (5) feet away from vehicles, the lid must be completely closed. Blocked carts will not be recovered until the next service day. Only trash inside the cart will be collected.

Bulk Trash Collection


Waste Management will collect bulky items on the last Wednesday of the month. No additional charge. Bulky Waste is material too large for the trash cart. Please place your bulky items 5 feet from your cart on collection day. A separate truck will come by and remove the material.

Acceptable Items Include:

  • Moving boxes (broken down)
  • Appliances*
  • Bicycles
  • Furniture
  • Large toys
  • Mattresses

Unacceptable Items Include:

  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Tires
  • Appliances that still contain freon
  • Construction debris
  • Paint
  • Large pieces of metal
  • Gasoline
  • Paint
  • Batteries
  • Used motor oil & filters

*WM can no longer dispose of CFC refrigerant containing items (i.e., refrigerators, freezers, etc.) without certification that the Freon has been properly removed and recycled, pursuant to current Federal law.