Here are upcoming household hazardous waste collection dates for Wayne County residents

 


Posted by The Huron Hub on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Wayne County’s Department of Public Services hosts four Household Hazardous Waste Collections per year for County residents. The collections are designed to accept unwanted household chemicals for proper disposal and electronics for recycling from residents.

Only household generated products from Wayne County residents are accepted.

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Saturday, April 4, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Second Ebenezer Church
14601 Dequindre Street, Detroit, MI 48212
For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 13, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Henry Ford College
5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128
For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 8, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Westland Shopping Center
35000 Warren Road, Westland
(Lot behind JCP store)
For more information, click here.

Items that are accepted include:

  • household paints, stains, dyes
  • floor care items, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners
  • lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers
  • antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline
  • automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, propane tanks
  • old computers, printers, scanners, TV’s, cell phones, fax machines
  • mercury containing thermometers, thermostats and elemental mercury
  • fluorescent light bulbs (standard and compact)
  • smoke detectors, fire extinguishers
  • Pharmaceutical Waste (Non -controlled Substances only)
  • CRT televisions and monitors

Items that are not accepted include:

  • commercial waste, industrial waste
  • ammunition, explosives
  • 55-gallon drums
  • radioactive materials
  • unknown, unlabeled waste
  • shock sensitive materials
  • household trash
  • appliances

For a list of facilities that accept HHW year-round and for information on non-toxic alternatives, refer to the Wayne County Resource Recovery Guide.

Residents are encouraged to bring in mercury fever thermometers for disposal. Mercury is a toxic substance and can cause serious health effects if released into a home or the environment. For more information, please contact Wayne County’s Resource Recovery Coordinator at (734) 326-3936.


 

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