Click HERE to view the Recycling In Oberlin Video

Residential recycling is collected on a bi-weekly basis. Click HERE for the 2021 Recycling Collection Calendar Schedule

View your pickup schedule and use the NEW Waste Wizard below to determine the proper disposal of various materials and goods. Mobile app NOW available – download from Google Play or the Apple App Store buttons below!

Residential Service Fact Sheet –

  • Recycling Program

    Recycling is collected every other week. Residents will need to opt-in by subscribing (above) to our recycling program. Our residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle #1 & #2 plastic bottles and jugs; aluminum, steel and bi-metal cans; mixed papers and cardboard. Find more details here.

  • Refuse Information

    Oberlin offers both residential and business refuse pickup. These services are provided via curbside cart collection, bulk pickup services and dumpster rental. Program, scheduling and contact details here.

  • Yard Waste Collection

    During the growing season we collect yard waste. This material can be placed curbside in bags that are clearly marked with yard waste tags which can be purchase from the City. Click here to see various collections and dates.


Find out more about local and regional collection sites, events, dates and times.

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Details about special events and collections taking place near you.

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Here we've provided links to useful sites, articles & tips about recycling, upcycling, etc.

Articles & Ideas

Read articles from Earth911, TipHero and other trusted sources.



Should you have questions or concerns you can contact the Recycling Coordinator here.

Lori Sprosty

Call 935-0096 for refuse & recycling questions or 775-7218 for scheduling.