Hard to Dispose Of

The Lenawee County Drop Off Site is NOT a hazardous waste collection site.

Below is a compilation of frequently asked questions that you may find beneficial.  Of course, services and contact information are always changing so it is best to CONTACT the referral directly for the most up-to-date information.   

  1. Household Hazardous Waste
  2. Mercury Disposal
  3. Glucose Monitors & Sharps
  4. Microwave Ovens
  5. Prescription Drugs
  6. Radioactive materials
  7. Cleaning Supplies
  8. Motor Oils

Household Hazardous Waste are products found around the home that require special handling, such as

  • solvent-based paints
  • used motor oil
  • certain pesticides
  • unknown liquids 

A community collection event has been held in the spring and we hope to have future events. 

Please check the EVENTS PAGE 

ERG Environmental Services in Livonia accepts household hazardous waste 

Another source of information is the Michigan Recycling Directory (noted at the top of the page)

1. You can find many "what to do with" answers under the Frequently Asked Questions (above)

2. The Michigan Recycling DirectoryMichign Recycling Directory Opens in new window is an online directory that helps residents looking to recycle a wide variety of materials generated within their household with recycling organizations near them that accept those materials. Residents can search the directory using the link below and typing in the material they are looking to recycle.

3. 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.  Some hazardous waste is listed below.

If you are aware of other recycling opportunities locally; please let us know!