Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) protects the public and environment by working with landfills. LCPH inspects landfills where your household trash and landfills where construction and demolition trash goes. LCPH also inspects compost facilities, scrap tire piles open dumping sites.
LCPH inspects waste areas like these because waste areas can spread to the water supply. They can also spread disease through rats, mosquitoes, and other pests that visit them. If you know about a place where there is a dump or scrap tires, contact LCPH at 440-322-6367 or click here to report it.
LCPH works with state and local partners to:
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines some household products as “household hazardous waste.” These items can catch fire, react, or explode under certain circumstances, or they are corrosive or toxic. Examples of HHW include paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides.
If you have any questions about how to dispose of , contact LCPH at 440-322-6367.
The Lorain County Collection Center accepts HHW, e-scrap, fluorescent bulbs and ballast, scrap tires, books and more. Visit their website for hours and a list of accepted waste.