Bar and Restaurant Recycling

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Window decal promoting bar and restaurant recycling

Join one of the bars and restaurants that recycle.

If you have a bar or restaurant in Hamilton County, we are here to help make recycling easier for you. We provide:

  • Technical assistance in setting up the program
  • Coordination of recycling services with your waste hauler
  • Indoor collection containers
  • Education for employees or customers
  • A decal promoting that your business recycles
  • Introduce your business on our Facebook page
  • Advertise your business on our webpage (as seen below)



Bar and Restaurant Recycling promotional flyer Beverage coaster promoting bar and restaurant recycling 


To set up a meeting or for more information, you may: call (513) 946-7732; email; read more about the benefits of recycling; view the informational video; or complete the following form:

Your Name*
Bar or Restaurant Name*
Your Email Address*
Bar or Restaurant Website url
Phone Number*


Over 150 local bars and restaurants recycle in Hamilton County. Find one that recycles in your area by clicking on a region below.



Camp Washington
American Sign Museum


Nature Nook Florist & Wine Shop
Colerain Township
Cincinnati Moose Family Center 2
Koch's Wedge Inn
Lake Nina Restaurant
Pebble Creek Golf Course
Pvt. Charles R. Gailey VFW Post 7340
Vinoklet Winery
Green Township
Champions Grill
Dewey's Pizza
Dream Dinners
First Watch
Heid’s Lanes
J Taps Sports Bar & Grill
Sakura Steakhouse & Sushi
Tavern on the Bend
Triple Cats Bar & Grille
Miamitown/Miami Township
Kreimer's Bier Haus (cardboard only)
Price Hill
BLOC Coffee Company
Murray's Wings Pub & Grill
Sayler Park
Cabana on the River (cardboard only)
Springfield Township
Joey's Bar
Western Hills
Western Hills Country Club
Western Hills Fraternal Order of Eagles 
Henke Winery
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Blue Ash
Dream Dinners
Forest Park
Cruise Inn
The Underground
Rivertown Brewing Company
Doubletree Hotel
Peg's Pub
JW's Sports Cafe
DiStasi Banquet Center at 400
Gabby’s Cafe
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Downtown Area
Arnold’s Bar and Grill
Below Zero Lounge
Bobby's Burger Palace
Boca (cardboard only)
Café Italia
Great American Ball Park
JD's Honky Tonk
Jack Binion's Steak Lounge
Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville
Kitty's Coffee
Metropole at the 21c Museum Hotel
Mynt Martini
Nada (cardboard only)
Red Roost Tavern at the Hyatt Regency
Rock Bottom Brewery
Scene Ultra Lounge
The Spread Buffet
Starbucks at the Horseshoe Casino
Tom + Chee
Uncle Mo's' Cafe
Via Vite
Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant
Uptown: Clifton Area
Aquarius Star
Bagel Brothers
The Brass Tap
Chicago Gyros
Clifton Heights Tavern
Clifton Meadows
Conscious Kitchen
Deep India
Dive Bar
Drunken Bento
Einstein Bros Bagels
Elephant Walk
Fries Cafe
Hang Over Easy
Highland Coffee House
Highway 55
King Wok of Cincinnati
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill
Ludlow Wines
Mac's Pizza Pub
Maki Express
Marrakech Moroccan Cafe & Grill
Mr. Sushi
Thai Express
Tiger Dumpling Co.
Uncle Woody's Pub
College Hill
Bacalls Cafe
College Hill Coffee Co. and Casual Gourmet
Marty’s Hops and Vines
Eden Park
Playhouse in the Park
Elmwood Place
Andy’s Cafe
Mt. Adams
The Blind Lemon
Bow Tie Café
Crowley's Highland House
Mt. Adams Bar & Grill
Monks Cove
Next Chapter
Sprout Marlet & Eatery
Boswell's Alley
Club Chameleon
The Comet
C&D Bar
Melt Eclectic Cafe
Northside Tavern
Ruth's Parkside Cafe
Sidewinder Coffee
American Legion Post 123
The Capital Grille (cardboard only)
Edge Inn Tavern
Jason's Deli (cardboard only)
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill
Listermann Brewing Company
Seasons 52 (cardboard only)
Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.
Coffee Emporium
The Famous Neons Unplugged
Findlay Market
Iris BookCafé and Gallery
Kaze OTR
Know Theatre of Cincinnati
The Lackman
Liberty's Bar & Bottle
Macaron Bar
Milton's The Prospect Hill Tavern
Music Hall Concessions (cardboard only)
Rhinegeist Brewery
Salazar Restaurant & Bar
Sweet Petit Desserts
Taft’s Ale House
Venice on Vine
The Woodward Theater
Pleasant Ridge
Hooligan's Pub
Loving Hut
MadTree Brewing
Foley's Irish Pub (cardboard only)
Meier's Wine Cellars (cardboard only)

Silverton Cafe

Walnut Hills

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Anderson Township
Dream Dinners
Latitudes Bar & Bistro
Salem Gardens
Lebo's Sports Grill
Riverbend Music Center
Eli's BBQ
Green Dog Café
Ohio River Launch Club
Hyde Park
The BonBonerie
Coffee Emporium
The Establishment
R.P. McMurphy’s
Unwind Wine Bar & Light Fare
The Weekly Juicery
Shooters Sports Grill
The Veg Head
Dilly—Bistro, Bar & Bottle Shop
Fifty West Brewing Company
Mac's Pizza Pub
Mt. Lookout
The Stand
Wurst Bar in the Square
Zip's Cafe
Essencha Tea House
A Forkable Feast
Habits Cafe
The Oak Tavern
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Recycling is not only good for the environment; it can also reduce your overall trash costs. Here are some success stories we’ve already seen:

Mac's Pizza Pub bartender recycling a bottleThe Comet in Northside began recycling in 2009. In only 3 months the Comet recycled more than 26,000 beer and liquor bottles. The Comet has enjoyed a savings of $30/mo since the recycling program began. “Aside from space limitations, there is no good reason why this can’t be implemented throughout the city,” notes owner Dave Cunningham. He views it as win-win-win for bar owners, patrons and the environment.

Mac's Pizza Pub began recycling in 2010. After implementing recycling they were able to reduce their trash pickup from 5 times per week to 2 times per week. “This reduction constituted a significant savings. We still have 2 cardboard and one co-mingled pick-ups per week, so the frequency of pickups is the same, but the recycled items are less expensive to have hauled away than the trash,” says owner Mac Ryan.

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