Want to know what happens to your recycling once it's picked up by Rumpke? Check out How Recycling Works. For more information about the recycling process, check out this Rumpke Recycling Video.
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.
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)
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 up one from the Service Center at 741 Bassett Road. Residents are welcome to more than one bin.
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.
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.
Great job Westlake residents! In 2016 you donated 19.76 tons of items to Simple Recycling!
Residents can also pick up Simple Recycling flyers, bags & stickers at the following locations: City Hall (27700 Hilliard Blvd.), Service Center (741 Bassett Rd.), Community Services Center (29694 Center Ridge Rd.), and Porter Library (27333 Center Ridge Rd.).
Refrigerator or Freezer Recycling
FirstEnergy's Ohio utilities will pick up and recycle your old refrigerator or freezer (must be working) and you'll get $50. For pick-up, call 855-485-7463 or visit the First Energy Corp. Website for program guidelines and more information.
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.