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Lake County, Ohio - Utilities

Solid Waste Division

    Our solid waste team directs educational recycling programs, special collection events,
    and safely manages the disposal of roughly 800 tons of solid waste per day. 

    Standard Business Hours:

    Monday-Friday 7:00AM - 3:30PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM – 1:00PM*
    (Some restrictions apply see below)                                 

    Tel: (440) 350-2644
     Fax: (440) 350-2910 

    The year’s SPECIAL COLLECTION EVENT calendar:

    Lake County Solid Waste Facility 
    2039 Blase Nemeth Road
    Painesville, Ohio 44077



    IMPORTANT:

    1.) All vehicles must be tarped.

    *2.) Saturdays are reserved for lake county residents only with cars and pickups. 

    *3.) No commercial trucks, dump trucks, stake body trucks or box vans are permitted on Saturday.

    Solid Waste Disposal Fees:

    Item Disposal Fee



     ·         Car Load – up to 206 lbs. (minimum charge)  $3.00
     ·         Pickup Truck Load – up to 360 lbs. (minimum charge)  $5.00
    ·         Appliances – White Metal (each)  $5.00
     ·         Car Tires – no rims, 6 max., up to 15” only (each)  $3.00
    ·         Pickup Truck Tires – no rims, 6 max., 16” up to 900 x 20 (each)  $5.00
     ·         Semi Truck Tires – no rims, 6 max., no larger than 10 x 20 (each)  $15.00
     ·         Vehicle Weight Only  $5.00
    ·         Weighed Waste Charge, Deposited in Building
     
    -          Waste Generated Inside Lake County  $32.00/Ton
     -          (Includes Host, State, District, and Generation Fees)  
    -          Waste Generated Outside Lake County, Inside Ohio  See Note 1
    -          (Includes Host, State, District, and Generation Fees)  
     ·         Weighed Waste Charge, Deposited on Landfill Face  
     -          Waste Generated Inside Lake County  $30.00/Ton
     -          (Includes Host, State, District, and Generation Fees)  
     -          Waste Generated Outside Lake County, Inside Ohio  See Note 1
     -          (Includes Host, State, District, and Generation Fees)  
     ·         Clean Excavated Soil   
     $5.00/Load


    Note 1:
    All Weighed Waste Charges are subject to a Basic Fee, plus a Host Fee, plus a State Fee,
    plus an Out-of-District Fee, a Local In-district Fee, and a Generation Fee. The total fee charge will
    vary Depending on the county that the waste is generated in.  Contact LCDU regarding fees for
    waste generated outside of Lake County.

    Note 2: The Lake County Solid Waste District Employees will determine whether a load is to be
    dumped in the drop-off building or directly in the landfill. The decision will depend on, among other
    things, the weather, the condition of the landfill roadways, and the condition of the vehicle carrying
    the load.

    Note 3: All fees, excepting those portions of fees designated as “Labor” costs will be increased
    when the Metered Service Changes are increased by the Board of Commissioners by resolution.
    The increase for these fees will be by the same percent as the increase in the Metered Service
    Changes. The labor portion of the fees will be increased automatically as labor costs to the County
    increase.

    REFUSE: Lake County Solid Waste will NOT accept the following:

    1)     Demolition

    2)     Hazardous Waste: paints, paint products, chemicals, sprays, pesticides, batteries,
    automotive fluids, household cleaners, used motor oil

    3)     Liquid Waste: paints, chemicals, solvents, automotive fluids, used motor oil

    4)     Yard Waste: brush, tree branches, stumps, grass, leaves, firewood, weeds, & bushes