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Republic Services of Elyria

 

 

Trust earned through action—day after day—that's our pledge to you. With resolve and professionalism, we work hard to satisfy your evolving waste and recycling needs. Whether driven by safety, compliance, the environment, or economic factors, we deliver reliable, convenient services to residential, business and municipal customers while advancing sustainable solutions for our blue planet.

 

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Look to us, rely on us for Elyria, OH solid waste and recycling solutions

Your local team at Republic Services is devoted to meeting your needs every day. We’re dedicated to providing cost-effective garbage collection, recycling and solid waste disposal solutions for your home, business or government entity.

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Can I pay my bill online?
Yes, online bill pay is available for this division. Click here to pay your bill.

What do I need to do to start service or get a price quote?
Starting service is easy. Simply call us today at (800) 433-1309 or click here to send us a message. Our friendly customer service representatives will help get your service started.

What is your holiday schedule?
To acknowledge these holidays and to allow our employees to spend time with their families we do not provide service on:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
What happens when my home service day falls on a holiday?
As a general rule, holidays push our pickup schedules back one day. For example, if a holiday falls on a Monday, Monday's routes will be run on Tuesday, Tuesday's routes on Wednesday, and so forth through Saturday.

What time does the trash have to be out at the curb?
All refuse must be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day.

Is my recycling material collected on the same day as the trash?
Yes

What do you accept for curbside recycling?

Acceptable
  • Aluminum and metal cans (labels do not have to be removed)
  • Plastic #1 and #2
  • Newspaper (please bundle or tie)
  • Corrugated cardboard/box board (i.e. cereal, soda, beer type packaging
  • Magazines
  • Glass
Unacceptable
  • Milk cartons
  • Building materials or scrap metal
  • Waxed paper
  • Window glass, light bulbs or ceramics
  • Plastics other than products coded #1 or #2
  • Light bulbs
  • Ceramic dishes
  • Cookware
  • Pizza boxes
  • Plastic or wax coated paper (milk cartons)
  • Hardcover books
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Plastic bags
  • Aluminum foil or foil pie pans
  • Yogurt/margarine tubs or similar items
Do you take large items and when?
Please contact your Hauling office to confirm for your local area

Why are you automating some recycling routes?
The main reason, in our mind, is our employees. Waste and recycling is one of the top five most dangerous jobs in America today. Because of the physical nature of our business, hopping in and out of a truck all day, bending, twisting and lifting, our drivers suffer injuries all of the time. By going to an automated system, we are investing in and extending the working life of our employees. That is also good news for you. By not having to continually replace your driver with someone not as familiar with your stop, you will see and increased consistency and better all-around service.

In my neighborhood you have gone to every other week automated recycling. I am afraid I will not be able to recycle as much as before.
Studies have proven that if you have a bigger container, people recycle more. Our new containers not only hold more and are much easier to take to the curb. By recycling, we are helping to conserve energy, save our natural resources and reduce waste going into landfills. In this case, more is better.

How will I know if my service will be changing?
Don't worry. We will notify you by mail of any service changes. We will also attach a flyer to your new recycle cart upon arrival, reminding you of the change along with a recycling schedule calendar.

What should I do if I forget my automated recycle pick up day since it goes every other week?
Our automated recycling pickup schedule is based on odd or even weeks of the month. If you do not remember if your pickup week was odd or even, click here to send us an email or call our customer service department at (800) 433-1309 for assistance.

What will you not pick up?

We will not pick up:
  • flammable products
  • oil
  • paint cans
  • tires
  • animal carcasses
  • manure
  • tree stumps
  • dirt
  • stone
  • rock
  • brick
  • lead, acid/wet cell batteries
  • railroad ties
  • toxic materials
  • bio-hazardous materials or waste
  • propane/oxygen/helium tanks
  • items containing gas or oil
  • explosives
  • live ammunition or weapons
  • large amounts of animal waste
  • oversized brush, (longer than 4 feet in length or 6 inches in diameter)
  • bags weighing more than 50 pounds
…or any items that cannot be safely loaded by our crews for removal or any items that may damage our hauling equipment

Do you take large items and when?
When you call our office 24 hours in advance of your pickup day, we will take some bulk items on your normal trash pickup day. For appliances, metal, or heavy items we will service with a different vehicle. Please call our customer service department at Elyria Hauling office (800) 433-1309 for the schedule of these pickup dates. There is a nominal fee for the special pickup based on the type of item.

I have heard about your Recycling Rewards program. How can I participate?
We are proud to be able to reward our loyal customers and those who recycle with our rewards program. Visit this site to sign up or to check your rewards balance.

I have heard various names for your company. Why is that?
Republic Services is a leading provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. Our local divisions operate under a variety of names. But, regardless of the name, we are all operating under the same mission—to provide our customers with service that exceeds their highest expectations.

Where do you provide services?
We operate more than 400 local hauling divisions nationwide, including in Elyria and surrounding areas.
           
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40195 Butternut Ridge Road
Elyria
OH 44035

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Main Office: 440-458-5191

                      

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