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Cleveland Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Cleveland trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Cleveland is in Ohio with Parma and Akron to the south, Lakewood and Avon Lake to the west, Shaker Heights to the east, and Euclid to the northeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Cleveland Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s collection schedule and enter your address in the search bar.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Third Monday in January
  • Presidents’ Day: Third Monday in February
  • Memorial Day: Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day: July 4th
  • Labor Day: First Monday in September
  • Veterans Day: November 10th
  • Thanksgiving Day: Last Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day: December 25th

When your service falls on or after a holiday, your collection will be delayed one day for the rest of that week only. There will be no delays for city holidays that do not impact collection schedules.

For example, for a Monday holiday, Monday’s collections will be on Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection on Wednesday, Wednesday’s collection on Thursday, Thursday’s collection on Friday and Friday’s collection on Saturday for that week only.

Cleveland Trash Collection Map

Cleveland Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulk item pickup service occurs once a month on the same day of the week as your regular trash collection day during the first full week of the month.

Enter your service address here and select Calendar to see your next collection days and monthly calendars including holidays and your Bulk item pickup week.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Refrigerators
  • Washers
  • Large Pieces of Furniture
  • Mattresses 

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Construction & demolition debris
  • Building materials
  • Hazardous waste

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Cleveland and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar.

More information about recycling can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Cleveland?

Bulk item pickup service occurs once a month on the same day of the week as your regular trash collection day during the first full week of the month.

You can find more details here: https://www.clevelandheights.gov/255/Large-Or-Bulk-Items

What day is trash pickup?

Trash pickup takes place Monday thru Friday.

To find your exact day enter your address here: https://www.clevelandheights.gov/944/Collection-Schedule

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Cleveland Public Works Department?

Tony Torres
Supervisor of Refuse & Recycling
Phone: 216-691-7319

Refuse & Recycling
Email the Refuse & Recycling Division

Physical Address
14200 Superior Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Mailing Address
40 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Phone: 216-691-7300

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Cleveland trash pickup schedule.

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