Solid Waste & Recycling Collection Program

The Solid Waste and Recycling Program offers residents of the city unlimited, scheduled curbside collection of all trash, yard waste and recyclables. The city's residential Solid Waste and Recycling collection program is currently contracted to Kimble Companies. The program is funded through the city's general fund. Residents with questions or concerns about the program may contact Kimble directly at 800-201-0005.

Business in the city should arrange collection service with the vendor of their choice. The program offers residents unlimited curbside collection of solid waste and recyclables, with few exceptions, such as construction debris and hazardous waste. The following information is offered to help define the program and assist residents in preparing materials for collection.

Collection Days

Solid waste and recyclables are collected on the same day for each street, Monday through Thursday. Find your collection day here.

If the holidays below fall on a weekday other than Friday, rubbish collection from that day on will be delayed 1 day during that week.

Holidays observed are:
  • New Years Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas Day
Round-Ups & Drop-Offs
The City of Highland Heights participates in the Computer Round-Up and the Household Hazardous Waste Collections program sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.

Residents seeking information regarding the environmentally-safe disposal of hazardous, poisonous or toxic household materials that cannot be discarded as regular trash or for computer equipment recycling programs, please visit the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District website, or call 216-443-3749 for details.

The Round-Up and Drop-Off programs include the programs listed below.
  1. 2017 Round Up Programs

    See upcoming programs to gather specific waste items, such as old computers and hazardous waste.

  2. Computer & Cell Phone Recycling

    Please watch for dates and times for the city’s Computer and Cell Phone Recycling Round-Up.

  3. Household Hazardous Waste Collections

    Please watch for dates and times for the city’s household hazardous waste collection.

  4. Leaf Collection

    In addition to keeping yards tidy, leaf collection helps prevent basement flooding in our neighborhoods by preventing storm drains and sewers from getting clogged.

  5. Spring Brush Collection

    In the spring, residents may dispose of small brush without having to tie and bundle items for disposal by the city’s rubbish collection contractor.

  6. Trash Containers & Garbage Bags

    Learn about recommended containers and garbage bags.