Metropolis of Toledo | First 2021 Have interaction Toledo Drop Off Refuse and…


The first Engage Toledo Drop Off garbage and recycling event of the year takes place on Saturday, April 24th, from 9am to 3pm at the Toledo Zoo.

The event is part of the zoo “Party for the planet. ”

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced earlier this month that there would be 23 free waste and recycling drop off events across the city this year – a significant increase over previous years.

Acceptable items are electronic scrap; up to 10 tires on or next to the rim, but no commercial tires; Documents; Housewares; Dress; Toys; bulky items and refuse. Latex paint is accepted for $ 1 per gallon. Large devices are not accepted.

For the first time, the city is accepting televisions and CRT monitors at all waste and recycling events.

In addition, the city has a partnership with The Greater Toledo Skills Center for the event this Saturday as well as May 15 at Rogers High School and June 19 at Scott High School. Durable medical equipment will be collected from The Ability Center on these three dates. For a list of accepted items, see this link. The items are disinfected by employees of the Ability Center and passed on to people with disabilities.

The times for each event this year will vary, which is new compared to previous years. There are visibly marked lanes for the flow of traffic as well as volunteers in identifiable clothing to help participants get to appropriate locations. Residents should follow all signs and instructions. If you have any questions, please call Engage Toledo at 419-936-2020 or visit the Engage Toledo website at

The remaining garbage and recycling events this year will take place as follows:

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1 at Riverside Elementary, 500 Chicago St.
  • May 11th to 3pm, May 8th at Robinson Elementary, 1075 Horace St.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15 at Rogers High School, 222 McTigue Dr.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 22, Point Place Plaza, 5109 Suder Ave.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 5th at Waite High School, 301 Morrison Dr.
  • June 11th to 3pm, June 12th at the Frederick Douglass Center, 1001 Indiana Ave.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. June 19 at Scott High School, 2400 Collingwood Blvd.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 26 at Start High School, 2010 Tremainsville Rd.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 10, Keyser Elementary, 3900 Hill Ave.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 17 at Whitmer High School, 5601 Clegg Dr.
  • 9am to 1pm, July 24th, Manhattan Plaza, 553 East Manhattan Blvd.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 31 at Friendship Park, 2930 131 St.
  • 9 am to 2 pm, August 7th at DeVeaux School, 2620 West Sylvania Ave.
  • 11 am-3pm, August 14th at Woodward High School, 701 East Central Ave.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug 21, Longfellow Elementary, 1955 West Laskey Rd.
  • 9 am to 1 pm, Aug 28 at Bowsher High School, 2200 Arlington Ave.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 11th at Good Shepherd Church, 3934 West Laskey Rd.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 18 at Burroughs Elementary, 2420 South Ave.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 25 at Detwiler Park, 4001 North Summit St.
  • October 2, 11 am-4pm at the Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Boys, 1300 Forest Ave.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. October 9 at the Cedar Creek Church campus in South Toledo, 2150 South Byrne Rd.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 16 at Oakdale Elementary, 1620 East Broadway