City of Green's Recycling Center

5383 Massillon RoadRecycle Center

  • Yard waste (brush, branches, leaves, etc.)
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Scrap metal
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass
  • Plastic containers (#1 through #7)

2016 Hours of Operation:Recycling Area

January 1 - March 12, 2016
Monday - Friday 12 p.m. -5 p.m.

March 13 - November 5, 2016
Monday - Friday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November 6 - December 31, 2016
Monday - Friday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday hours will be extended through December 3, 2015


Recycle Center CLOSED on all Government Holidays.

Please note: this service is open to residents of Green only. You must present your drivers license showing your address in Green to use the recycle center.

Curbside RecyclingKimble Trash and Recycle Bins

The City of Green offers curbside recycling through our trash provider Kimble Companies.    Recycling is picked up every other week with the trash.  

2015 Recycle Pickup Days and accepted items

The City of Green also provides Simple Recycling, curbside recycling service for textiles and household goods.  This curbside recycling service was added September 28, 2015.

Simple RecyclingSimple Recycling Flyer

  • Curbside textile and household item recycling
  • Pick up on your regular recycle day
  • Items accepted include clothing, pillows, stuffed animals, draperies, houseware items, small appliances, etc. See complete list. Simple Recycling
  • Items NOT accepted include mattresses or broken household items.
  • Items must be able to be lifted by one person (only one driver/collection truck)
  • For more info on Simple Recycling, visit



Other Recycling Options

Alternative Aluminum Can Recycling Location

Fire Station #1(located in parking lot behind the station at 1900 Steese Road) accepts aluminum cans only.
Aluminum can recycling containers are also located in the parking lot behind the Green Administration Building, 1900 Steese Road. Green Fire administers the program, and proceeds from the sale of cans are donated to the burn unit at Akron Children's Hospital.

Alternative Paper Recycling Locations

Akron-Summit County Library, Green Branch,4046 Massillon Road
Mayfair Christian School, 2350 Graybill Road
Greenwood Early Learning Center,2250 Graybill Road
Green Intermediate School,1737 Steese Road
Green Middle School,1711 Steese Road
Green High School, 1474 Boettler Road
Greensburg Church of God,4691 Massillon Road
Messiah Lutheran Church, 4700 South Main Street
Portage Lakes Career Center,4401 Shriver Road
Queen of Heaven Church,1800 Steese Road

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling

The City of Green does not accept any household hazardous waste.  These materials may be recycled through Reworks.  For locations, acceptable materials and hours, please visit

Prescription Medicine Disposal

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