Solid Waste / DPW Home (Livingston County, Michigan)

Solid Waste / DPW Home (Livingston County, Michigan)

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 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Schedule your appointment

2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by Mid-April 2023

Spring 2023 - TBD

Summer 2023 - TBD

Fall 2023 - TBD

**Note - Due to Limited Space - Please limit Sign Up to 1 time per year per address

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

 Electronics Waste Collections

2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by Mid-April 2023

Livingston County Road Commission 

3535 Grand Oaks Drive, Howell

No Appointment Needed

Please Note: Electronic waste collection  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, fax machines, radios, hand-held games/personal devices, scanners, microwaves, calculators, cords etc.

Check out ourPDF IconGuide to Reuse Reduce Recycle and Safe Disposal

If you have questions, call 517-545-9609.

 Latex Paint Recycling Collections


Fees Apply Per Can

Cash or Check Only, Please

1 qt. can Free, 1 gal. can $1 each, 5 gal. can $4 each
 *No oil based, flammable or combustible products*

2023 Schedule 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

Compost Barrel photo

We're excited to offer discounted pricing on Compost Bins, Rain Barrels, and a variety of other composting products during our annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale. 

Please Note: This is a pre-order & pay online sale

2023 Store is open! 

Store closes on April 21st OR WHEN SUPPLIES RUN OUT.  Pickup will be on Saturday April 29, 2023 from 9 a.m. until noon.

If you have questions, call 517-545-9609.

Education Opportunity

Recycle Livingston will be hosting aComposting Class. Register online with Recycle Livingston or call them at 517-548-4439 to pre-register.

 Scrap Tire Collections

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**For Residents Only**

2023 Schedule TBD

Will be posted by May 2023

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. 

If you have questions, call 517-545-9609.


Waste Reduction Guide
Recycle001.pngPDF IconGuide to Reuse Reduce Recycle and Safe Disposal
This guide was developed to assist residents and businesses to dispose of unwanted items in an environmentally friendly manner.  It was designed for information purposes only and is not an endorsement of any business mentioned. Always call or visit the listed website to confirm information.  
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. 

Recycle Livingston

Recycle Livingston is a non-profit recycling center in Livingston County.  Call 517-548-4439 or visit the link above for information on fees, items accepted, shredding days, and more.

Trash Haulers

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

Solid Waste Management Meetings – Quarterly meetings at the Livingston County East Complex

Board of Public Works Public Meeting -The 1st Thursday of each month at the Livingston County East Complex

Mission Statement: To prepare and implement the Livingston County Solid Waste Management Plan in accordance with Part 115 of Act 451, as amended. 

  • 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.