Large Items for Disposal

Free large item drop-offs are accepted on Saturdays year-round. Bring items to the Service Center (15600 Chagrin Blvd.) on Saturdays only 8 am-4 pm. Please note:

  • Only residents of Shaker Heights may drop off items, and only for the property or unit in which they live. Bring a driver's license and current utility bill (within 90 days) or vehicle registration as proof of residency.
  • One drop off per household per quarter. 
  • If you have special circumstances that warrant an additional drop off, please send an email request to Public Works. Include your name, address, and the reason for exception.
  • Disposal is self-serve.

Vehicles

Personal vehicles permitted to drop off:

  • Cars
  • Minivans
  • Personal pickup trucks
  • SUVs

Vehicles not allowed to drop off:

  • Cars with trailers
  • Rental trucks
  • Other types of trucks or vans

Accepted & Unaccepted Items

Acceptable items include:

  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Household items
  • Small amounts of building materials

Items not accepted include:

Please Note: Periodically, the Service Center will close for maintenance or other reasons on Saturdays. We make every effort to alert the public in advance to these closures, but we recommend calling 216-295-3492 before you come to make sure the Service Center is open.

Special Pick-Up of Large Items

The City has compiled the following list of qualified contractors who can provide pick-up services at competitive prices.

  1. Haul My Mess
    4222 Okalona Road, South Euclid, 44121
    216-799-9911
  2. DiCillo Landscape Design Inc.
    1747 Roselawn Road, Mayfield Heights, 44124
    440-442-6302
  3. WeHaul, LLC
    3333 E Scarborough Road, Cleveland Heights, 44118
    216-386-2090

Christmas Tree Removal

Place Christmas trees on the tree lawn. Do not wrap in anything (such as plastic bags). The trees are collected and ground for soil and mulch.