What can I put out for curbside recycling in Beachwood?

Only these items should be placed in the green recycling carts for curbside pick up:

Paper and Boxes:
Newspapers and inserts
Magazines and catalogs
Junk mail and envelopes (window envelopes are okay)
Postcards, greeting cards, coupon packets
Phone books
Paper grocery bags
Cereal and dry food boxes, shoe boxes, toothpaste or OTC medicine boxes
Paper tubes, tissue boxes (toilet paper, paper towels)
Office paper, stationery, business cards, any color
Hard (cover removed) or soft cover books
Wrapping paper (including the cardboard tube)
cardboard (flattened)
Paper shopping bags
Clean pizza boxes (free of excess food and grease)
Paper egg cartons

Glass food bottles and jars (clear, green and brown)

Bottles and jugs need to be emptied and rinsed

Aluminum and Steel food cans

Cans need to be emptied and rinsed
Plastic bottles and Jugs:
Water and soda bottles

Shampoo bottles

Milk, water and juice jugs

Laundry detergent jugs and bleach bottles.

Bottles and jugs should be emptied and rinsed and the cap replaced.

Milk, juice, soup and broth and wine cartons.

Cartons should be emptied and rinsed and the cap replaced.

THE CITY DOES NOT ACCEPT: Any plastic item not listed above, Wax Coated Boxes, Motor Oil*, Paint, Tires*, Automotive Parts, Outside Plastic Furniture Vinyl Siding, Detergent Boxes, Clothes Hangers, Aerosol Cans, Window Glass, Drinking Glasses, Light Bulbs, Metal Cookware, PVC Piping, Pallets, Plastic Toys, Wood, Aluminum Siding .

*These items can be recycled at the Public Works Department

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1. When can I put my rubbish out for collection?
2. How do I arrange a special trash pick-up?
3. If there is a holiday on my regular trash day when will my trash get picked up?
4. What can I put out for curbside recycling in Beachwood?
5. Where do I take my computer equipment to be re-cycled?
6. Is there a special drop off area for recyclables?
7. What about paint, pesticides, fertilizers, sealers, drain openers, and other chemicals? Can I place them at the curb for pick up with my regular rubbish?
8. When is the Public Works Department open to the public?
9. Where is the Public Works Department located?
10. Who should I contact about a fallen tree?
11. How do I contact Animal Control?
12. How do I report a Beachwood street in need of repair?
13. Are there time restraints on construction activities?