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City of Green's Recycling Center

Free Mulch Loading on Fridays
September 20 - November 1, 2019, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Please check-in at the front desk of the Service Building, 5383 Massillon Road


5383 Massillon RoadRecycle Center

  • Yard waste (ONLY brush, branches, leaves, limbs and grass clippings). We do NOT accept stumps, lumber or dirt. *4 inches or less for brush, branches, and limbs
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Scrap metal
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass
  • Plastic containers (#1 through #7)

Recycle Center Hours

Recycle Center CLOSED on all Government Holidays
Must provide proof of residency (i.e.: driver’s license)

SUMMER HOURS BEGIN April 18 through November 30, 2019
Tuesday & Thursday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Recycle Center CLOSED on all Government Holidays:
January 1, 2019
January 21, 2019
February 18, 2019
May 27, 2019
July 4, 2019
September 2, 2019
October 14, 2019
November 28, 29, & 30, 2019 (Thanksgiving weekend)
December 25, 2019

Curbside recycling is available throughout the City of Green as part of the service provided by Kimble Companies.  Items accepted include: newspaper, aluminum cans, tin/steel cans, glass and plastics #1 - #7.

If you have any questions concerning the City of Green Recycling Program, please contact the Public Service Department (330) 896-4176.

For Curbside Recycling contact: Kimble Companies (800) 201-0005

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.  

Recycle Pickup Days and accepted items

Simple Recycling, curbside recycling service for textiles and household goods, is NO longer available (effective Dec. 2018) in the City of Green.

Special Recycling Events

Once a year, the City hosts special recycling events. 

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Curbside Appliance / Scrap Metal Pick-Up
Call Kimble at (800) 201-0005 to schedule pick-up.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - Household Hazardous Waste
Highway Division, 5383 Massillon Road
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
To alleviate traffic on Massillon Road, please enter the facility off of Global Gateway, which can be accessed from Greensburg Road.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - Electronics Recycling

Highway Division, 5383 Massillon Road
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Proof of residency required. 

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - ReWorks Paper Shredding Event
Highway Division, 5383 Massillon Road
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Tire Recycling
Highway Division, 5383 Massillon Road
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Proof of residency required.
Limit 10 Tires per Vehicle
No Rims
No Commercial Tires


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 www.summitreworks.com.

Prescription Medicine Disposal

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