Recycling and Trash Collection

Household Trash Dumpsters

Dumpsters are available twice per year and can be found at the Township Garage at 1360 Claus Road in Vermilion. Household trash may be deposited in these on the first Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the first Saturday morning (after the first Friday) from 8:00 a.m. to noon of the months of May and October


Those residents who’ve contracted with Allied Waste/Republic Services [1-800-449-5463] for their weekly trash collection are provided with recycling containers for free. Items collected for recycling include newspapers, magazines, aluminum cans, glass, plastic bottles, and similar recyclables. Special recycling events sponsored by the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District. for the collection of such items as tires, oil, paint, and all hazardous waste are held occasionally. See their web site for details.

Brownhelm Township garage

Curbside Trash Pickup

Residents have the opportunity to choose their own refuse company which can be found in the CenturyLink Yellow Pages under rubbish or garbage collection services.