Recycling in Green

Recycling in the City of Green is available through curbside recycling, recycling center drop-off, and special recycling events.

Recycling in Summit County

Recycling in Summit County is primarily handled through Summit ReWorks. Additional information is provided for businesses residents needing to dispose of various materials.

Republic Services
  1. Service Department

    Fax: 330-896-6606

Recycling Center:

5383 Massillon Road
Green, OH 44720

City Recycling Center

The City of Green Recycling Center is located at 5383 Massillon Road and allows Green Residents to drop off recyclable items and yard waste. Proof of residency is required.


*The recycling center is closed on all government holidays.

January 1 – April 30

Tuesdays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

May 1 – November 30

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 1 – December 31

Tuesdays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Accepted Recyclables

Yard Waste

Branches, brush, leaves, limbs, and grass clippings. Grass clippings MUST BE separated.


Aluminum cans, scrap metal, paper, cardboard, glass, and plastic containers #1 through #7.

Holiday Closures

  • January 17, 2023
  • February 20, 2023
  • May 29, 2023
  • July 4, 2023
  • September 4, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • November 10, 2023
  • November 23, 24, and 25, 2023 (Thanksgiving weekend)
  • December 25, 2023

Free Untreated Mulch

Green residents may request untreated mulch from the Green Recycling Center for free.

Republic Curbside Recycling

Weekly curbside recycling is included in weekly waste pick-up provided by Republic. Recyclables will be collected on the same day as waste collection. Find more information about curbside recycling through Republic at

View your Republic account information at or call (330) 834-4947.

Republic Services Brochure (PDF)

Accepted Recyclables

Cardboard boxes (broken down)
Aluminum cans
Tin cans
Steel cans
Pie tins
Milk cartons
Juice cartons
Aseptic containers
Plastic bottles and containers (#1 through #7)
Glass bottles and jars

Unacceptable Recycling Items

Food Waste
Yard Waste
Ceramics or dishes
Plastic Grocery Bags
Motor Oil Containers
Polystyrene foam
Light Bulbs
Window glass or mirrors
Hazardous waste containers
Construction waste

Curbside Christmas Tree Pick-up 🎄

Republic Services will conduct curbside Christmas tree pick-up on Saturday, January 7 and Saturday, January 14. To participate, leave your live Christmas tree by the curb by 6 am. Please remove all ornaments, tinsel, lights, and tree stands. No registration required.  

Recycling Drop-off Locations

Recycling drop boxes in the City of Green to recycle paper, cans, plastic bags, and more.

Alternative Aluminum Can Recycling Location

Fire Station Number 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

Find locations to recycle paper items.

Special Recycling Events

The City of Green offers the following special recycling events for Green Residents. Proof of residency is required.

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling

Accepted Materials (Summit ReWorks)
NO Latex Paint. For Disposal; dry out paint can and throw away in your curbside trash tote.
Saturday, June 17 | 9 am - 12 pm | 5383 Massillon Road

Electronics Recycling

Accepted Materials
Saturday, July 15 | 9 am - 12 pm | 5383 Massillon Road

Summit ReWorks Paper Shredding Event

Saturday, August 5 | 9 am - 12 pm | 5383 Massillon Road

Other Recycling Options

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 Summit ReWorks.

Prescription Medicine Disposal

Visit D.U.M.P. Box Locations for dump locations.