Schedule of Events

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    Scrap Metal Collection

    Tipton Community Congregational Church will be holding a scrap metal collection 4/22/23! Read on...
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    Lenawee Community Collection Event

    Join us for a free or low-cost recycling event at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds on Saturday May 20th! Read More
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    Lenawee Household Hazardous Waste Day

    Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 13th for an opportunity to recycle household hazardous waste. Open to all Lenawee residents! Read More
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    Recycling DOS is Open Today

    The Recycling Drop Off Site is OPEN Read on...
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    The sustainable materials management hierarchy prioritizes actions we can all take to prevent and divert unwanted materials from being landfilled. Additional Info...
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Check the calendar for more info on upcoming events

Here are some notes:  

  • Ag-based container collection: 2023 collection dates are pending
  • Community Collection Day:  Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 8 am to noon.  
    Typically in the Spring:  vehicle & light truck tires, clean solid foam containers, packaging materials for re-use, batteries (contact Battery Wholesale for recycling any time), secure docu-shred (contact Goodwill for SecureShred services anytime)
  • Car/Truck/Motorcycle Tire Collection:  Saturday, May 20, 2023 8 am to noon.  Typically in the spring, occasionally late summer. 
  • Tractor Tire Collection:  We do not host tractor tire collections 
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Saturday, May 13, 2023 8 am to noon. Sponsored by Wacker Chemical & Anderson Corp.: (spring or fall)
  • Electronic (E-waste) Collection Event:  Contact Goodwill Industries.  

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We need YOUR help!

We cannot accomplish all that we need to without our many volunteers!   Here are some ways you might consider helping out.            

Recycling Drop Off Site:  Spend a couple of hours at the drop off site answering general recycling questions.

Community Outreach Events:  Such as manning the Solid Waste booth at the fair, typically partnered with someone else and assigned in two hour shift at the fair answering basic recycling questions 

Special Projects:  Recycled art competition, initiating a styrofoam collection co-op, do you have an idea?  

Community collection events (spring/fall):  One Saturday morning, light duty work, directing traffic, completing forms, counting tires, etc.  between 2 and 6 hours