Refuse/Recycling/Green Yard Waste


Refuse & Recycling Programs

Sylvania, along with other local agencies, offers a variety of refuse and recycling programs. City residents are currently offered not only weekly curbside refuse pick but also bi-weekly recycling and green yard waste pick up. These programs work together to make our city a cleaner and more earth-friendly community.

Green yard waste bags are always available for $2.50 each and can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Sylvania Ace Hardware
  • Sautter’s Food Center
  • Both Sylvania Kroger Locations

Questions or Problems with Refuse or Recycling

Frequently asked questions & answers. If you have any further questions or are experiencing issues with your refuse and/or recycling please fill out our online Refuse Question/Complaint Form.

Refuse Programs

Type of Refuse Agency Phone
2024 Weekly Refuse Collection Schedule Utilities 419-885-8733
Unlimited household refuse collection, large-item pickup
Spring Pickup Information   Fall Pickup Information
Utilities 419-885-8733

Recycling Programs

2024 Recycling Calendar. For more information on proper recycling techniques click the link below.

Type of Recycling Agency Phone
Green/Yard Waste -Biweekly curbside pickup in official brown bags or can with current annual sticker Schedule A  Schedule B Scheduling – Parks & Forestry 419-885-8992
Special Green Waste Pickup Scheduling – Parks & Forestry 419-885-8992
Yard Waste Drop-Off  (Click HERE for Details) Lucas County 419-843-9663
Leaf Collection Street Division 419-885-8733
Paper, Plastics, Cans  Utilities 419-885-8733
Electronics and Miscellaneous Materials Keep Toledo/ Lucas County Beautiful, Inc. 419-213-2255
Household Hazardous Waste Lucas County 419-213-2230
Shred Day – One-day event to deter identity theft Zoning 419-885-8948

Pertinent Forms, Documents & Schedule

General Rules & Regulations (Refuse, Recycling, & Green Yard Waste)
Lucas County Household Hazard Waste Disposal Information
Lucas County Recycling Information
Refuse Fee Information Page
Refuse Fee Exemption Questions & Answers
Refuse Fee Exemption Application based on Sylvania taxes paid or based on income.
Picnic Environmental Tips
Green Yard Waste Schedule A
Green Yard Waste Schedule B

Sylvania Forest Products

Residents throughout Northwest Ohio buy rich compost made by the Parks & Forestry every year. Compost can be purchased and picked up at our facility.

For more information call 419-885-8992.

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