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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Household Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Material Signs

Hazardous waste materials are just that: hazardous. Not only can they be dangerous for you and your health, they are dangerous to the environment too, and should never go into your community’s regular trash.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Composting

Composting

Composting is a lot easier than you may think. Organic material breaks down around us in nature all the time. Composting is just a method of speeding up the process. 

The Solid Waste Department has a pile of information on Backyard Composting for ...

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Additional Info... Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

DOS - No Bags

DOS NO PLASTIC BAGS

They wreak havoc at the recycling plant!  

Plastic grocery bags are recyclable, but should be returned to retail centers.

When people throw bags in the recycle bin they end up wreaking havoc on the machinery at the recycling center.  Worke...

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Additional Info... Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Michigan Recycling Directory

Michigan Recycling Directory DEQ items that may be recycled

Where to recycle your old TV after you purchase that shiny new one?

Luckily, Michigan has a robust electronics recycling system, so be sure to take advantage of it this holiday season.  Visit the Michigan Recycling Directory to search for an elect...

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Michigan.gov/EGLE Solid Waste