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Cleves Residents Recycled 31.13 Tons in 2015

Congratulations Cleves residents! In 2015, we recycled 31.13 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.

The recycling efforts in Cleves:

  • Conserved enough energy to power every home in Cleves for 2 days.
  • Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Cleves rode their bicycle to work for 1 week.
  • Saved 261 trees from being harvested.

Recycling reduces pollution so the air we breathe is cleaner; conserves natural resources so we will have them to use in the future; and decreases the energy needed to make new products. Recycling also boosts our local economy by creating 169,000 jobs (4.3% of all jobs) just in the State of Ohio.

On average, each household in Cleves recycled 65 pounds in 2015. That’s 2.21% of all the waste we generate. If you would like to see even more material recycled in 2016, check out the list below to make sure to recycle all of these materials. Want to start recycling? Call 800-582-3107 to request your recycling cart today.

Good work, Cleves, our recycling efforts made a big difference!

Recyclable Materials

  • Plastic bottles and jugs (lids are OK if left on empty bottle)
  • Aluminum and steel cans
  • Empty aerosol cans (remove and dispose of lids and tips)
  • Glass bottles and jars (remove and recycle lids separately)
  • Paperboard (cereal boxes, etc.)
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Magazines, catalogs, and phone books
  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard
  • Office Paper
  • Brown grocery bags
  • Clean pizza boxes
  • Paper cartons

Have a question about recycling? Call Hamilton County’s Recycling Hotline at 946-7766, visit www.HamiltonCountyRecycles.org, or ask a question on Facebook (www.facebook.com/HamiltonCountyRecycling) or Twitter (www.twitter.com/HamCoRecycling).