Recycling materials are collected by Rumpke Waste and Recycling.  For questions or concerns, contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171. If you are unsure of your regular collection day, please check the Recycling and Rubbish Routes to find out. 

The City of Westlake provides each residence with an 18 gallon recycle bin. All recyclables can be mixed together in the single bin. You may also use your own container if it is clearly marked “Recycling”. Do not use plastic bags. 
List of acceptable materials (PDF)

Want to know what happens to your recycling once it's picked up by Rumpke? Check out How Recycling Works. Want to learn more about why Rumpke doesn't recycle certain materials, like plastic bags and VHS tapes? Check out How Recycling Doesn't Work.

Recycle Bins

If you need a bin, please call the Service Center at 440-835-6432 to have one delivered to your residence.

You can also pick one up from the Service Center at 741 Bassett Road. Residents are welcome to more than one bin.
Recycle Bin

Recycle Carts

The City of Westlake does not currently offer automated recycling collection. If you are interested in leasing a 65 gallon recycle cart (PDF), please contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171.

Simple Recycling

Not affiliated with Rumpke
Residents can recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, and household items with free, curbside pick-up on your regular recycling collection day. Place your green Simple Recycling bags beside your recycling bin for collection. Reminder, Rumpke will not pick up these bags. This is a separate recycling program through Simple Recycling. 

Acceptable Items
Men's, women's and children's clothing, shoes, bedding, belts, books, bras, coats, fashion accessories, gloves, handbags, hats, jackets, kitchenware, linens, pillows, purses, slippers (in pairs), socks, stuffed animals, table linens, tools, towels, toys and undergarments. 

Unacceptable Items

Appliances, furniture, tires, paint, carpeting, mattresses, traditional recyclables (metal, glass, paper) and hazardous waste. 


Call Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or email, You can also visit their website.

Motor and Other Waste Oils

Drained motor oil can be taken year-round to the Westlake Service Center, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Other waste oils can only be dropped off during designated Household Hazardous Waste Round-Ups (PDF).

Please do not mix with rubbish or place on tree lawn.

Recycling Drop-Off Dumpster Locations

  • Meadowood Golf Course: 29800 Center Ridge Road
  • Westlake Police Department: 27300 Hilliard Boulevard
  • Clague Playhouse: 1371 Clague Road
  • List of acceptable materials (PDF)