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Service Department




The Service Department performs and provides a wide variety of services to maintain the City's day-to-day functions, including, but not limited to, snow removal, leaf collection and maintenance of the City parks, streets and buildings.



Don Kerniskey
Director of Public Service

Notices

Rubbish Pickup

Trash is picked up by a private waste hauler.  More...

Prepare Your Mailbox for the Winter

A Little Preventative Maintenance Goes a Long Way! More...

Plastic, Glass, and Aluminum/bi-metal Containers Recycling

Richmond Heights has suspended curbside pickup and acceptance of plastics, glass, and aluminum/bi-metal containers for 2019. More… 

Mixed Paper Recycling

The City encourages residents to bring mixed paper to paper recycling bins behind the school, and at several nonprofits, places of worship and the Cleveland Metroparks.

Simple Recycling

The City of Richmond Heights partners with Simple Recycling, which offers a curbside pickup recycling program at absolutely zero cost to partner municipalities and their residents. Just use the provided orange “Simple Recycling” bags to recycle unwanted clothing and housewares in re-usable condition and place the bags at the curb a minimum of 3 feet away from your trash cart on your normal trash pickup day each Monday.  

Leaf Collection

The Service Department typically begins its curbside leaf pick-up service the last week of October, and continues for six weeks or until the majority of the leaves are picked up. More… 

Tree Limb and Brush Removal

The City's Service Department regularly removes large branches from residents' tree lawns, whereas Waste Management picks up smaller twigs and branches. There are certain guidelines that must be followed before pickup occurs. More…

Service Department Adds Four New Trucks to Winter Fleet

Congratulations to Service Director, Don Kerniskey, who was able to negotiate the purchase of four, very lightly used, snow plows from Concord Township. More...

Important Information

Open Monday through Friday
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
(216) 731-7014
26260 Chardonview Road
Richmond Heights

For all trash-related issues, please call 
the City's Service Dept. at 216-731-7014


City Equipment for Sale

2019 Trash Collection Calendar

2019 Waste Management Brochure

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Snow Plowing Information

Color-Coded Snow Plowing Map

Pickup Rules for Large Waste Items

MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY ARE THE ONLY HOLIDAYS THAT WILL INTERRUPT YOUR RUBBISH SCHEDULE IN 2019. Trash pickup will be on Tuesday for these holidays. For all other holidays, your trash pickup schedule will remain unchanged.