Mariemont, Madeira and Wyoming led the way as Hamilton County recycled nearly 41 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper last year.
That's an average of 245 pounds per household.
Rounding out the top ten were Montgomery, Glendale, Terrace Park, Amberley Village, Indian Hill, Evendale and Blue Ash.
The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District estimates the recycling:
The cold weather is on its way out and spring is on its way in. For many Hamilton County residents, that means yard work.
The Hamilton County Recyling and Solid Waste District is ready and will open the free yard trimmings drop-off sites on Saturday, March 29.
The free yard trimming drop-off sites are for residential use only. Residents who use these drop off sites must provide proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill.
If your once glorious Christmas tree is starting to look a little worse for wear, Hamilton County is ready to help you recycle. Three recycling sites open Saturday. They'll accept trees and other holiday greenery.
Details from Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District:
Saturday, January 4 and January 11, 2014 from noon–3:00 pm, sites will be open to receive holiday greenery.
Mariemont, Wyoming and Montgomery are Hamilton County's top three recycling neighborhoods.
The Recycling and Solid Waste District reports the average household recycled 250 pounds in 2012. That's 14 percent of all waste generated.
A recent study suggests 40 percent of what Hamilton County sends to the landfill could be diverted by recycling.
Rounding out the top ten recycling communities are Terrace Park, Madeira, Blue Ash, Indian Hill, Glendale, Loveland and Evendale.