Recycling: What's In. What's Out.

What's In. What's Out.

Single Stream Recycling at the curbside is easier than ever. While it is unnecessary to sort recyclables, it’s critical that we keep unaccepted items out of the recycling stream. Get information on how to Recycle the Right Way here.

ReWorks 2015 Year In Review

ReWorks 2015 Year In Review

We are pleased to share with the community an overview of ReWorks' accomplishments, statistics and financials for 2015.

View and/or download the 2015 Year in Review here >

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center 

Be responsible. Recycle your Household Hazardous Waste.

The Center will reopen on June 1, 2017 and be in operation every Thursday between 2-7 pm through September 28, 2017.

Household hazardous waste is the discarded, unused, or leftover portion of household products containing toxic chemicals. For a complete list of acceptable items, go here.

Upcycle Art Project

The Upcycle Art Project challenged artists to take materials that are no longer in use and give them a second life and new function as a piece of art. Thank you to the artists who participated and to Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties for their support.

Photos of the completed artwork and the opening exhibition can be viewed here.

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Akron Recycling Program

The City of Akron provides curbside trash and recycling collection once a week to residents of one, two, and three family freestanding residential units.

List of acceptable items

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"How do you dispose of water based/latex paint?"

Dried out Latex Paint (water-based) is an acceptable item for curbside trash but it is important to prepare it properly before disposal to limit any adverse environmental impact. To learn how to prepare your latex paint for disposal, go here or watch the How to Dispose of Latex Paint video.