The collection center will open for business for normal business hours 9am-6pm on Saturday January 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary closing may have caused and we thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, please call the District at 440-329-5440.
Open Center Hours: 12 pm - 6 pm (Mon. & Wed.) 9 am - 6 pm (Sat.)
HOLIDAYS:The Collection Center will be CLOSED on...
Mon. Dec 25, 2017 for Christmas Day,
Mon. Jan 1, 2018 for New Year's Day,
Mon. Jan 15, 2018 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
Mon. Feb 19, 2018 for President's Day,
Mon. May 28, 2018 for Memorial Day,
Wed. July 4, 2018 for Independence Day,
Mon. Sept 3, 2018 for Labor Day,
Mon. Oct 8, 2018 for Columbus Day,
Mon. Dec 24, 2018 for Christmas Eve,
Mon. Dec 31, 2018 for New Year's Eve
Regular business hours at the Collection Center will resume the day after each of these holidays.
About the Lorain County Collection Center
RESIDENTS of Lorain County can drop off Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), E-Scrap, Fluorescent Bulbs and Ballast, Scrap Tires and books (paperback/hard cover).
BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS located in Lorain County are limited to disposal of E-Scrap, Fluorescent Bulb and Ballast, cardboard and books (paperback/hard cover). For large loads please read the following PDF’s on preparing your materials for delivery.
Acceptable Types of Household Hazardous Waste Curbside Recyclables To assist apartment dwellers or other residents who don’t have curbside pickup of recyclables, the District now accepts curbside recyclables at the Collection Center. Plastic bottles marked #1-7 (look for the number inside the arrows on the bottom of the bottle), glass bottles and jars, steel food cans and aluminum beverage cans can be placed in one bag or box.
Newspapers, magazines, white copy paper, junk mail, cardboard (that is broken down) and boxboard (cereal, cracker, tissue boxes, etc.) can be placed in a second bag or box. Drop them off inside the Center during normal business hours.
For more information, please feel free to contact the District at 440-329-5440.
E-Scrap: (Computers, TV's, & Other Electronics) Personal Computers (CPU), Video Monitors (CRT), Flat-Screen Monitors, Mice, Keyboards & Joysticks, Printers, Plotters & Scanners, Hard Drives & Tape Drives, Computer Speakers, Diskette Drives & CD Drives, Data Terminals & Modems, Servers & Network Hardware, UPS Systems, Cables & Circuit Boards, Software, Tapes, Diskettes & CD’s, Desktop Office Equipment (Typewriters, Calculators, Fax Machines, etc.), Household Televisions (Up to 27" Only; No Large Console TV's), Home Audio Equipment, Microwave Ovens, Smoke Detectors, Reference Manuals & Books, All Refillable Printer Cartridges, All Cell Phones (with battery, charger and other accessories preferred)
Scrap Tires: (Limited to 10 Tires - RESIDENTS ONLY): On-The-Rim / Off-The-Rim, Tires up to 20” Rim Diameter, All Bicycle & Motorcycle Tires. For a complete list of tire drop off locations click here Fluorescent Lamp & Ballast: Straight Fluorescent Tubes, All Lengths (including green-tipped tubes), All U-Shaped, Circular and Odd-Shaped Lamps, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL), Neon Lights and Signs (Tubing Only), High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs, HPS, MH & MV Ballasts & Transformers from All Fluorescent Light Fixtures
Cooking Oils: All vegetable-based oils, including peanut oil
Ammunition, Explosives, Road Flares
Biomedical / Infectious Waste (Prescription Medications, Home Health Care "Sharps", etc.): Got drugs? The United States' Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) annually schedules a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, (for those who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs), to safely dispose of these medications for free.