City of Green's Recycling Center

5383 Massillon RoadRecycle Center

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

Please remember mulching is the best for your yard and the environment.  Although we accept glass clippings and leaves, we encourage all Green residents to mulch in place. 

Recycle Center Hours

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

Hours of Operation
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Recycle Center CLOSED on all Government Holidays:
January 1, 2018
January 15, 2018
February 19, 2018
May 28, 2018
July 4, 2018
September 3, 2018
October 8, 2018
November 11, 2018
November 22-24, 2018
December 25, 2018

Curb-side 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 1-800-201-0005

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

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 Recycling

  • Curbside textile and household item recyclingSimple Recycling
  • Pick up on your regular recycle day
  • Items accepted include clothing, pillows, stuffed animals, draperies, houseware items, small appliances, etc. See complete list
  • 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


Special Recycling Events

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Curbside Appliance / Scrap Metal Pick-Up

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - Household Hazardous Waste - Highway Division / 5383 Massillon Road

*Saturday, July, 21, 2018 - Electronics Recycling - Highway Division / 5383 Massillon Road

*Saturday, August 4, 2018 - ReWorks Paper Shredding Event - Highway Division / 5383 Massillon Road

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Tire Recycling - Highway Division / 5383 Massillon Road

 *Please note NEW location

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

Click here for dump locations.