Garbage & Recycling

The City of Vermilion contracts with Republic for garbage pickup.  City residents start and stop services and also pay for services through the Vermilion Utilities Department.  Your charges are on your utility bill along with water and sewer charges.

Republic Services Sustainability  


Lorain County Solid Waste Management provides its services for both Lorain and Erie County Residents in Vermilion.



No matter where you live within Lorain County, the same five core items go into your curbside recycling bin: Cans, Cartons, Glass, Paper/Boxes, and Plastic Bottles/Jugs.  Reduce your trash when you combine only these five items in your curbside recycling. 

For more useful information on recycling please visit Lorain County Solid Waste Management.

Interested in going green.  Lorain County Solid Waste Management has tips to help you.


Lorain County Solid Waste Management offers grants to local cities based on the amount the city recycles.