Solid Waste / DPW Home (Livingston County, Michigan)

Solid Waste / DPW Home (Livingston County, Michigan)

Mission Statement: To prepare and implement the Livingston County Solid Waste Management Plan in accordance with Part 115 of Act 451, as amended.  The plan was developed to meet three primary goals:

  • Develop and implement an integrated solid waste management program which protects public health by maximizing environmental and economic benefits.
  • Develop and implement mechanisms to control illegal dumping by providing incentives and education to prevent illegal dumping from occurring.
  • Build an educated public where citizens are informed about and understand solid waste management issues and concerns.

 Household Hazardous Waste Information & HHW Collections

Our Household Hazardous Waste Page gives general informationHousehold Hazardous Waste graphic on recycling.

See our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events page for information on HHW Collections (typically one held each spring, summer, and fall).  Event dates are generally posted in April.  Appointments are required.

Schedule your appointment on-line once events are opened

2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by Mid-April 2023

Spring 2022 - Event is COMPLETE

Summer 2022 - Event is COMPLETE

Fall 2022 - Event is COMPLETE

Watch this website for links to the 2022 Events when they are opened for sign up.

**Note - Due to Limited Space - Please limit Sign Up to 1 time per year, per address so we may accommodate as many County Residents as possible

Please note: Appointment times are limited. If signup is full - check back often to see if an appointment has opened up.

 Electronics Waste Collections

 E-Waste Collections

2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by Mid-April 2023

Livingston County Road Commission 3535 Grand Oaks Drive, Howell

No appointment needed

Electronic waste collection (TVs, electronics, etc.) is done only during scheduled Collection Events.

ACCEPTED ITEMS:  Computers and related items: PCs, desktops, towers, servers, iPads, laptops, monitors 14"-21" CRT or LCD; printers, circuit boards, etc. (remove/wipe/erase/or drill hole through hard drive)  Televisions and related items:  all types/sizes, VCRs, DVD players, receivers, antennas, game systems, etc.  Also:  cameras, camcorders, phones, cell phones, radios, hand-held games/personal devices, microwaves, fax machines, scanners, calculators, cords etc.

Check out ourPDF IconGuide to Reuse Reduce Recycle and Safe Disposal. If you have questions, call 517-545-9609.

 Paint Recycling - NEW EVENT




1 qt.  can Free, 1 gal.  can $1 each,          

5 gal.  can $4 each

 *No oil based, flammable or combustible products*

2023 Schedule TBD and will be Posted by May 2023

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

ONE DAY EVENT -3535 Grand Oaks , Howell MI

Appointment NOT Required.

 Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

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A Pre-order & Pay On-line Program for Compost Bins & Rain Barrels

Ordering for the discount prices on Compost Bins, Rain Barrels, and a variety of other composting products is available with our annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale.

The Store is closed for 2022

Check back in Spring 2023

Questions or to be added to our Email List: Email or call 517-545-9609.

 Scrap Tire Collections

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Scrap Tire Recycling 


2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by May 2023

               9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

For residents only

Limit 10 car/light-truck tires per address.* Registration required. Register on-line

The drop-off location is given with your confirmation.

* Comment in your sign-up if you have larger tires, or more than 10. 

To be added to our Email List: Email


Waste Reduction Guide

Recycle001.pngThis guide was developed to assist Livingston County residents and businesses to dispose of unwanted items in an environmentally friendly manner.  It was designed for information purposes only -- it is not an endorsement of any business mentioned.  Always call or visit the listed website to confirm information.  Click here for a printable version of this PDF IconGuide to Reuse Reduce Recycle and Safe Disposal.
Other Community Events
Communities also offer a variety of other environmentally friendly events
Special Events!
Medication Disposal

Big Red Barrel medication disposal photoThe Big Red Barrel Program collects unwanted or expired medicines.  The barrels can be found at local police stations.  For more information visit that program's website Livingston County Community Alliance

Recycle Livingston

Recycle Livingston is a non-profit recycling center in Livingston County.  Click on the link above to visit their website for information on fees, items accepted, shredding days, etc. or call 517-548-4439.

Trash Haulers

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Check with your Township, or view a List of Local Trash Haulers

For Special Meeting Notices

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Solid Waste Management Meetings – Quarterly meetings Livingston County East Complex

Board of Public Works Public Meeting  1st Thursday each month Livingston County East Complex