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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It works!

60% of what we throw away can be recycled rather than tossed into the garbage. But it’s up to us to make the effort.


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Alternatives to Curbside Recycling

Recycling Beyond The Curb

There are a number of items that are not accepted by curbside recycling programs, but there are alternative recycling options available.

ReWorks has compiled a list of resources, businesses, and programs that can assist you in finding the best option to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

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Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center Is Open

Be responsible. Recycle your Household Hazardous Waste.

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is the discarded, unused, or leftover portion of household products containing toxic chemicals. Do the right thing by recycling your HHW at the ReWorks Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center (HHWRC).

The HHWRC is now open every Thursday from 2-8 pm thru September.

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September 12:
Document Shredding

Document Shredding event scheduled for September 12

ReWorks will hold a free on-site document shredding event Saturday, September 12, 2015 at BCF Sports Complex 
841 Wooster Rd. West, in Barberton (Enter Wooster Rd. West Only).

> Only Summit County residents and businesses are welcome.
> All paper shredded will be recycled.
> Limit 10 file boxes or shopping bags.

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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.