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21012 Hilliard Boulevard
Rocky River, Ohio 44116

(440) 331-0600

Official website of the City of Rocky River, Ohio, providing community profile, information on local government, safety forces and education.

Refuse Collection

Refuse Collection

The City of Rocky River is divided into five sections and each section has a regular refuse collection day each week. If you are interested in knowing the pick-up day in your area, contact the Service Department at 356-5630. 

Transfer Station: The City maintains a transfer station at the Rocky River Service Garage, 22401 Lake Road, where citizens may dump municipal refuse. Transfer Station Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM - Noon. No commercial waste allowed. No landscapers will be permitted to dump at the Transfer Station.

The following items cannot be dumped at the transfer station: roofing materials, batteries, (commercial and copious amounts of) asphalt and concrete, paint, tires, propane tanks, hazardous waste, asbestos, infectious waste.  On Saturdays no dirt or concrete is accepted due to limited operations. 

2019 Special Waste Collection Events

At various times of the year, the county administers a collection program for paint and computers. They also collect pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Please leave the Special Collection items on your tree lawn on the following dates:

  • Recycle your Computer Week – April 15 - 19

  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – April 29 - May 3

  • Recycle your Computer Week – August 19 - 23

  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – September 16 - 20

  • Scrap Tire Roundup – September 16 - 20