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Reworks Offices
12 East Exchange Street
Third Floor
Akron, Ohio 44308

Phone: 330.374.0383
Email: talk@summitreworks.com

HHW Recycling Center
1201 Graham Road
Stow, Ohio 44224
Located at the Rt. 8 Overpass

Answer Bank

Have you ever wondered if a pizza box was recyclable, or whether coffee grounds could be composted, or were confused about which plastics are accepted in your curbside program? Well ReWorks has the answers to your recycling, reduce and reuse questions. Just ask and you shall receive — an answer, that is.

How do you dispose of water based/latex paint?

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

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

Where do I take my medical sharps?

Where do I take my medical sharps? Details

Summit County residents can contact the Summit County Public Health department for information on their Sharps Disposal Program.

I have a room air conditioner that I need to dispose of. Where can I do this?

I have a room air conditioner that I need to dispose of. Where can I do this? Details

You can drop off air conditioners at City Scrap and Salvage located at 760 Flora Ave. Akron Ohio. (off of W. Wilbeth) City Scrap and Salvage offer FREE Freon removal. All metals will be scrapped out and recycled. For hours call 330-753-5051.

Do small electronics contain anything hazardous or harmful?

Do small electronics contain anything hazardous or harmful? Details

Recycling your electronics helps ensure many valuable materials like plastic, aluminum, copper and gold do not go to waste. But just as importantly, it is also providing the important benefit of keeping some of the less desirable materials found in TV’s, phones and computers such as mercury, lead and other heavy metals out of our natural environment.

For information on how and where to safely recycle these items see Recycling Alternatives on our Residential Recycling page.