Curbside Rubbish Collection
Weekly curbside rubbish collection is provided in Chagrin Falls through a contract with the Kimble Company. If you have any questions about the rubbish or recycling collection services in Chagrin Falls not answered by the information provided below, call Village Hall at (440) 247-5050.
Your Collection Day
Rubbish is collected weekly on Thursday for the northeast side of the Village and Friday for the southwest side of the village. To find out exactly which collection day serves your house, click here for an alphabetical street list.
Holiday Collection Day Delays
When the following holidays fall on a weekday, rubbish and recycling collection will be delayed by one day that week:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Rubbish Carts and Placing Material Out for Collection
One 96 gallon wheeled cart is supplied to each residence in the Village. If your amount of rubbish cannot all fit into the cart, you can leave it placed next to the cart in bags or bundles and it will be collected. Please place out all material NO LATER THAN 7:00 a.m. on your collection day. Carts should be placed at the edge of the roadway on either the tree lawn or driveway apron with the lid opening to the street side and wheels facing your house. If you need a replacement wheeled rubbish cart or repairs made to your cart, call Kimble Company at 1-800-201-0005.
Large or Bulk Items
Any large item should be placed at the curb on the regular pickup day. No appointment is needed. All bulk items should not exceed four (4) feet in length and should not exceed 50 pounds in weight PER ITEM. Loose materials must be bundled. If necessary, a special truck will be sent to remove these items.
Appliances Containing Freon
Any appliances containing Freon gas (air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators and freezers) should be placed out alongside your regular rubbish. Doors must be removed from your refrigerator.
Brush and Limbs
Brush and limbs will be picked up if tied in 4 ft. bundles that can be easily picked up and placed in the truck (not to weigh more than 50 lbs.). If brush and tree limbs fall from a Village tree-lawn tree within the right-of-way, call the Street Department at (440) 247-5053 and the material will be removed and the tree inspected.
Condominium Rubbish Collection
The Village provides containerized rubbish collection for residents of the Citadel and Nob Hill condominium complexes. Apartment building rubbish collection is provided through building management.
Curbside Recycling Collection
Chagrin Falls is committed to a convenient and efficient recycling collection system. Recyclable items are collected weekly on your regular rubbish day by a separate Kimble Company truck.
Recycling Carts and Placing Material Out for Collection
All accepted recycling materials are to be placed out in the provided 64 gallon recycling cart at the curb or edge of the roadway. Recycling carts are supplied to residents free of charge by the Village. If your material exceeds the space inside the cart, it can be put in a clear or blue plastic bag and placed next to your recycling cart for collection. Please place out all material NO LATER THAN 7:00 a.m. on your collection day. Carts should be placed at the edge of the roadway on either the tree lawn or driveway apron with the lid opening to the street side and wheels facing your house. If you need a replacement wheeled recycling cart or repairs made to your cart, call Kimble Company at 1-800-201-0005.
NO SORTING NEEDED! Put all of your recyclable materials mixed together in your bright green Kimble cart. The recyclable materials will be segregated and prepared for market at Kimble’s state-of-the-art recycling plant. The following materials are accepted for the curbside recycling collection service:
Mixed Paper & Fiber Products: Residential paper products including newspaper, magazines, telephone books, catalogs, office / printer / copier paper, mail, boxboard, etc. are accepted.
Corrugated Cardboard & Boxboard: Cereal boxes, clothing boxes, gift boxes, detergent boxes, soda and beverage boxes, and shipping and packaging boxes are accepted.
Plastics: All plastic materials numbered #1 through #7 on the bottom of the containers may be recycled. Please rinse prior to placing in your recycling bin. Examples include:
#1: Soft drink bottles, water bottles, peanut butter jars, window cleaner bottles, and mouth wash bottles.
#2: Laundry detergent bottles, windshield washer fluid bottles, coffee containers, milk jugs, butter tubs, and medicine bottles.
#3: Shampoo bottles, cooking oil bottles, hand soap bottles, Gladware container lids, and juice bottles.
#4: Mustard bottles, margarine and ice cream tub tops, and squeezable bottles.
#5: Cool Whip containers, Gladware tubs, plastic flower pot containers, apple sauce cups, and plastic cups.
#6: Plastic cookie tray dishes, vegetable tub containers, and take-away containers.
#7: Orange juice plastic bottles, kids snack containers, some ketchup bottles.
Glass: All green, clear, and brown glass food and beverage containers may be recycled. No other types of glass are accepted. Please rinse containers prior to recycling. Labels may remain on glass bottles and jars.
Aluminum Cans: All aluminum beverage cans, trays, aluminum foil, and pet food cans may be recycled. Please rinse prior to placing out for recycling.
Steel & Bi-Metal Cans: All steel and bi-metal beverage and food cans may be recycled. Please rinse prior to placing out for recycling. Empty aerosol cans are also accepted.
Rinsing: Please rinse out your recyclable containers to help reduce odors, insect attraction, liquid soiling of fiber products, and rejection of containers at the recycling plant.
Materials Not Collected for Recycling
Items that are not accepted for recycling include; paint cans, anti-freeze and motor oil containers, wax cartons, batteries, light bulbs, wire hangers, plastic bags, styrofoam, toys, and plastic utensils to name a few. These items should be disposed of in the regular rubbish.
Household Hazardous Waste & Special Item Drop-Off Collection
Village residents can drop off selected household hazardous wastes and special items on the the FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH in March, June, September & December from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Chagrin Falls Street Department, 240 Solon Rd. The drop-off area will be marked, and is located in the pole barn behind the main service garage.
Household materials accepted at the drop-off site include:
– Oil or solvent-based paint, sealers, primers, and coatings (aerosols or liquids).
– Varnishes, polyurethanes, and shellacs.
– Paint thinner, mineral spirits, and turpentine.
– Pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.
– Caustic household cleaners.
– Pool chemicals.
– Automotive fluids, motor oil, car batteries.
– Adhesives, roof tar, and driveway sealer.
– Kerosene, gasoline, and lighter fluid.
– Tires. NO tires on rims.
– Computers, monitors, and cellular phones.
– Rechargeable batteries ONLY.
NOTE: Alkaline batteries (non-rechargeable) are non-hazardous and can be placed in the regular trash. Dried-out paint and/or empty paint cans are not hazardous and should be placed in the regular rubbish.
Materials NOT accepted at the drop-off site include:
– Latex paint.
– Explosives, gun powder, ammunition, flares.
– Medical waste, medicine, sharps.
– Radioactive waste (i.e. smoke detectors)
– Electronics, appliances.
– Business waste.
What to do with FLUORESCENT BULBS:
Fluorescent tube bulbs and compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) are not accepted by the service department. Residents can recycle CFL bulbs (small, twisty bulbs) for free at any Home Depot or Lowe’s store. Other types of bulbs, fluorescent tubes, can be recycled at any Batteries Plus Bulbs retail locations. See also http://www.cuyahogarecycles.org/fluorescent_bulbs
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Mayfield Heights, OH · (440) 459-0212
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Macedonia, OH · (330) 510-5215
What to do with LATEX PAINT:
Latex and any other water-based paint are not hazardous materials, and are not accepted as part of the drop-off disposal program. Latex paint should be dried out and disposed of in the regular rubbish. An instructional video on how to dry out latex paint is available at www.cuyahogaswd.org.
If you have any questions about the rubbish or recycling collection services in Chagrin Falls, call Village Hall at (440) 247-5050.