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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 usually posted in April when required appointments can also start being scheduled.

Schedule your appointment on-line using the link below! 

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

 Electronics Waste Collections

2020 E-Waste Collection

October 24, 2020,  9 AM - 1:00 PM

New Location:

3535 Grand Oaks - Road Commission Parking Lot

No appointment needed

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

E-Waste Flyer

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

 Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

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

This program offers discounts on compost bins and other composting products. Place order with below sale link for Compost Bins and limited extra products that were shipped to our event. Please call our office at 517-545-9609 once you have placed an order to arrange for pick up.


Compost Bin Ordering Link
Questions or to be added to our Email List: Email Solidwaste@livgov.com or call 517-545-9609.

 Scrap Tire Collections

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2020 Scrap Tire Recycling Event Date is October 3, 2020.

                            9 AM - 1:00 PM

2020 Scrap Tire Collection Sign Up

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. 

Call 517-545-9609 if you have questions.

 Resources

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
Meetings

For Special Meeting Notices

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Solid Waste Management Meetings – Quarterly meetingsLivingston County East Complex

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