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."

Yard Waste Pickup starts the first week of April on your rubbish day
Separate yard waste in paper bags or open containers not weighing more than 50 pounds

Service Department Responsibilities

  • Curbside rubbish,  recycling, and yard waste pickup
  • Chipper service
  • Special Pickup
  • Snowplowing of streets and sidewalks
  • Sign and mailbox installation
  • Maintaining and repairing City streets
  • Curbside leaf pickup in the fall
  • Free compost delivery from yard waste pickup
  • Maple Shade Cemetery
  • Maintaining main sanitary and storm sewer lines in the City right-of-way

Click the links to download the UNACCEPTABLE Items for Recycling and the ACCEPTABLE Items for Recycling decals.
Contact this Department

Ron McKinley
Service Director

6350 Selig Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216.524.9191
Fax: 216.524.2808

Marie Pinizzotto
Office Coordinator

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday

7 AM - 5 PM