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!

  • 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.

  • *NEW* Residential Composting Program

    The City of Oberlin has partnered with Barnes Nursery to offer Oberlin residents a food waste composting program. Click here to learn more and sign up!


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.



For all recycling questions or concerns, you can contact the Recycling Coordinator here.

Lori Sprosty