Recycling

Overview
Recyclable materials may be placed in a reusable garbage can or container up to 32 gallons, however, they are not to weigh any more than 50 lbs when full. A Recycle Grandview sticker may be obtained by calling (614) 488-4728 and needs to be displayed. Place the container next to the alley or if no alley exists, on the tree lawn curb strip for collection.
Acceptable Items
The following recyclable materials will be collected for all Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff residents on the regular trash pick-up day. Materials include:
  • Plastic containers - numbers 1 - 7 with no lids
  • Glass jars and bottles - no lids
  • Cans - aluminum, steel, and bi-metal
  • Empty aerosol cans - no lids or tips
  • Newspapers with inserts
  • Magazines and junk mail
  • Telephone books
  • Wrapping paper and office paper
  • Fiber - all cardboard food boxes including pizza, juice, and paper towel rolls
  • Cardboard
You may bag and tie your recyclables. Be sure to write “recyclables” on the bag.

Non-Acceptable Items
  • Plastic - Caps, bowls, buckets, tubs, oil or antifreeze jugs, film, plastic bags, bubble wrap, and straws
  • Styrofoam
  • Glass - lids, windows, drinking glasses, or light bulbs
  • Aluminum - foil, pans, window frames, doors, or scrap
  • Paper - napkins, tissues, cups, glasses, plates or soiled paper

The City has a contract to dispose of recyclable material at no cost. For more information on the Recycling Program, you may contact the Service Department at (614) 488-4728, between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.