Contact this Department

Leon Karas

Service Director


karasl@independenceohio.org


6350 Selig Drive

Independence, Ohio 44131

Phone: 216-524-9191

Fax: 216-524-2808


Hours of Operation:

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Monday through Friday


CLOSED:  Monday, 12/25/2017 & 1/1/2018 for the Holiday

Monday's rubbish and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, 12/26/2017 & on 1/2/2018

All other days of the week remain the same.

**SPECIAL PICK UP:  Please refer to Special Pick Up page for NEW Guidelines regarding pick up.

**RECYCLING:  Shredded paper will NOT BE ACCEPTED in the Recycling Can.  Place in your trash can.

LEAF  PICK  UP  during the SPRING months must be placed in BROWN bags or OPEN containers.

LEAF  PICK  UP for the FALL starts the first full week in OCTOBER and will end December 15th.

**YARD WASTE COLLECTION  is picked up ON YOUR REGULAR SCHEDULED RUBBISH DAY  
which includes logs & stumps (cut in small pieces not weighing more than 50 pounds) and small branches bundled with twine or placed in open containers.

Yard waste
must be CONTAINED in 35 gallon OPEN waste containers,  BROWN BAGS, OR CARDBOARD BOXES and placed on the opposite side of rubbish not weighing more than 50 pounds.

NO PLASTIC BAGS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR YARD WASTE

Yard waste cans are available for purchase at the Service Department

Large: $64.00        
Small: $56.00

Chipper Stops:  Call branches OVER 1 - 8 inches in diameter & 4 foot lengths to
216-524-9191.  Under 1 inch is yardwaste and must be bundled with twine or placed in open containers.


Service Department

 

Mission Statement:


To serve the people, residents, and businesses of the City of Independence with respect, along with wise and efficient methods that will set the standard by which all others will strive to live up to.

 

Service Department Responsibilities:


  • Curbside rubbish and recycling pickup
   
  • Maintaining and repairing City streets 
  • Chipper service

  • Curbside leaf pick up in the fall
  • Snowplowing of streets and sidewalks

  • Free Compost delivery from yard waste compost
  • Sign and mailbox installation

  • Maintenance of Mapleshade Cemetery
  • Maintaining main sanitary and storm sewer lines in the City right-of-way