Computer & Household Hazardous Waste

Westlake Service Department supervises these annual collections for residents of Westlake only.

Please note: These collections take place during designated weeks only, not year-round. See below for options in Cuyahoga County for disposal of these items at other times of the year.

2019 Computer Round-Ups

Dates Times
April 8 - 12
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
April 13
7:30 a.m. - Noon
August 12 - 16
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
August 17
7:30 a.m. - Noon

Acceptable Items

During the Round-Ups, we can accept a variety of items in addition to computers, such as scanners, phones, video games, stereo equipment, microwaves, cameras, and select batteries. Please review our lists of acceptable items and those we cannot accept.
Computer Round-Up Acceptable Items Flyer (PDF)
Additional Information Brochure (PDF)

Year-Round Computer Drop-Off

A year-round drop off location for computers and related items in Cuyahoga County is operated by RET3. It is not affiliated with the City of Westlake.
Information about RET3

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups

Dates Times
May 6 - 10
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
May 11
7:30 a.m. - Noon
September 16 - 20
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
September 21
7:30 a.m. - Noon

Acceptable Items

We accept a variety of non-latex paint and related products, pesticides, household cleaners, adhesives, batteries, etc.  Please review our list prior to bringing items to the Service Center.
Household Hazardous Waste Acceptable Items Brochure (PDF)

NO Latex Paint
Latex paint will not be accepted. It is not classified as hazardous waste and can be safely disposed of with your household trash after it is dried out.
Latex paint disposal info

Items No Longer Accepted

The City of Westlake can no longer accept the following items during our hazardous waste round-ups, due to changes from the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District published in summer 2018. 

Propane Tanks

Recycle propane tanks and other pressurized cylinders through propane dealers and retail stores that sell propane and other pressurized gas. 

CFL Bulbs and Fluorescent Tube Bulbs

  • CFL bulbs (only) - Accepted FREE of charge at any Home Depot and Lowe's
  • Fluorescent tube bulbs and CFL bulbs - Recycle for a small fee at Batteries Plus Bulbs - 4607 Great Northern Blvd. North Olmsted, OH. 44070 / 440-379-0257

Fire Extinguishers

Empty plastic extinguishers can be disposed of with your trash. Empty metal extinguishers can be recycled at a scrap metal yard. If your fire extinguisher is full, please reference for information on disposal.


Alkaline (single use) batteries can be disposed of with your trash. Rechargeable batteries and Lithium Ion batteries are considered hazardous and should not be disposed of with your trash. These batteries can be disposed of at a Call2Recycle location