Lorain County Collection Center

The Collection Center is located at 540 South Abbe Road in Elyria.
Just north of the intersection of East Broad St. and South Abbe Rd.

Please Note: The Collection Center does not accept any Textiles, Furniture, Yard Waste or Construction / Demolition Debris. 
The Collection Center does not offer any type of "Pick Up" service. 

Lorain County Collection Center Participation Guidelines (SVG1)

Days / Hours of Operation 
(subject to change due to weather or holidays)
Monday                      Wednesday                     Saturday 
9:00am – 3:00pm       12:00pm – 6:00pm       9:00am – 3:00pm 

View the list of accepted and not accepted materials here:
Collection Center Flyer (PDF). 

For Lorain County Residents, Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations Only


Businesses, Non-Profits, Government Units, Schools, and other Organizations are prohibited by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from dropping off any hazardous waste material.

For a copy of the waiver please view the Residential Waiver Form (PDF) or the Businesses Waiver Form (PDF)

Google Maps Aerial View of Collection Center

New Entrance at Collection Center


The Collection Center will be CLOSED on the following days: 

  • Monday, January 2nd in observation of New Year's
  • Monday, January 16th in observation of Martin Luther King JR. Day

  • Monday, February 20th in observation of President's Day

  • Monday, May 29th in observation of Memorial Day

  • Monday, June 19th in observation of Juneteenth

  • Monday, September 4th in observation of Labor Day

  • Monday, October 9th in observation of Columbus Day

  • Saturday, November 25th in observation of Thanksgiving

  • Saturday, December 23rd in observation of Christmas Eve

  • Monday, December 25th in observation of Christmas

  • Saturday, December 30th in observation of New Year's Eve

  • Monday, January 1st in observation of New Year's