Rubbish Collection & Disposal

Trash Collection and Disposal in Berea

The City of Berea's trash and recycling is picked up by Republic Services. Rubbish and recycling are picked up in blue and green carts. For carts or replacement of damaged carts, please call Republic Services Customer Service at (800) 433-1309.

Trash Collection

All household garbage and trash must be bagged and placed in the blue cart.
Cart lid opening must face the street and handle must face the home.
Cart must be placed on driveway or tree lawn approximately 3 feet from curb.

Recycling Collection

Rubbish and Recycling Collection is on Friday - Citywide.

Holiday Schedule

When a holiday falls on or before your regular pickup day, your rubbish and recycling will be collected one day later than usual. For example, if your regular pickup day is Friday, your rubbish / recycling will be picked up on Saturday. 

The following Holidays will affect your pickup schedule: 

  • New Year's Day 
  • Memorial Day 
  • July 4th 
  • Labor Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day 
  • Christmas Day

Yard Waste & Bulk Pickup Schedule

Trash Schedule

Yard Waste

Grass clippings, leaves and other yard waste should be placed in brown paper yard waste bags, which are available at discount, drug and hardware stores. 

Yard waste also can be placed in specially marked garbage cans. The bags and cans should not weigh more than 40 pounds when fully loaded. The yard waste will be recycled. Yard waste in plastic bags should be placed in the blue trash container. Yard debris in plastic bags will not be recycled but will be placed in a landfill. 

Cut small branches to no more than 4 feet in length and bundle them with string. Place them at curbside alongside the yard waste bags and cans. Do not place yard waste in the green recycling containers.


For questions, call Republic Services at 800-433-1309

Items Not Permitted For Disposal

  • Building materials and debris by contractors or private dumpster services. These items must be removed and disposed of by contractors.
  • Large car parts, tires, batteries, etc.
  • Liquids - Oils, Flammable liquid