User Requirements


  • Patrons must be a Fairlawn resident and have a valid decal
  • Decal must be permanently affixed to the lower right-hand corner - on the inside of the windshield (passenger side)
  • Commercial trucks / vans and non-authorized vehicles used for private business are prohibited
  • U-Haul vehicles, landscaping companies, waste-hauling companies, etc., are prohibited
  • Businesses are not permitted to utilize the compactor / recycling facility
  • No person is permitted to dump rubbish generated by a business in the compactor or recycle bins
  • Emptying or shaking bags for reuse is prohibited when two (2) or more cars are behind you
  • Patrons are not permitted to share a decal with another person or dump another person's rubbish

To Obtain a Compactor Decal

  • Resident must bring their current Ohio Registration for their vehicle, along with their Driver's License to the Service Department. If the Driver's License does not show the resident's Fairlawn address, then you will also need to bring a utility bill, lease agreement, etc. for proof of residency.
  • If you are registering a company car, you will need to provide a letter from your employer stating that you have personal use of the vehicle.
  • Decals can be obtained Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • The Service Department is located at 3300 Fairlawn Service Drive.