Paper & Cardboard

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Paper & Cardboard

Paper & Cardboard

 Paper, which includes everything from packaging and newspaper to mail, magazines and cartons, makes up the largest percentage of the municipal solid waste stream at 33 percent. Most paper stocks are accepted in Summit County Single Stream Curbside Recycling programs.

When not wet or contaminated with food or oil, cardboard is recyclable and accepted in Summit County Single Stream Curbside Recycling programs.

* May require additional preparation or fees. Other options may be available.

Akron Recycling Program
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The City of Akron offers residential curbside single stream recycling, and yard waste collection during the fall.

Phone: Dial 3-1-1 or call 330-375-2311

Looking for a recycling center near you? Check out our Recycling Center Drop-Off map.