Prevent, Promote, and Protect your Health with the Lake County General Health District
(440) 350-2543
5966 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Landfill and Recycling

2013 Residential Special Collection Events

The Lake County Solid Waste Facility is Lake County’s only licensed open municipal solid waste landfill located on Blase Nemeth Road in Painesville Township.  The Lake County Solid Waste Facility’s currently disposal methods utilize best available technology for the disposal of solid waste that includes an engineered liner system with leachate collection to protect surface and ground waters, methane gas collection (generated from the decomposition of waste), ground water monitoring and other engineered environmental controls to properly and safely dispose of solid waste.  The Health District staff conducts routine inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with environmental laws and rules concerning the daily operations at the facility.




Information on Lake County Landfill, recycling, fees/rates and special waste collection events at Lake County Department of Utilities.



Information on safe management of household hazardous waste Ohio EPA guidance