Continue the Cycle... Recycle!
Livingston County, MichiganDPW/Solid WasteContinue the Cycle... Recycle!

Continue the Cycle... Recycle!

Recycling is a series of activities that includes collecting recyclable materials that would otherwise be considered waste, sorting and processing recyclables into raw materials, and manufacturing raw materials into new products. For recycling to work, everyone has to participate in each phase of the loop. From government and industry, to organizations, small businesses, and people at home, every American can make recycling a part of their daily routine.
Below are some ways in which businesses, local governments, and citizens can get involved:
WASTE REDUCTION GUIDE - Created by the Livingston County Solid Waste Program, this publication contains a plethora of information for businesses and residents looking to reduce, reuse and recycle. Click here for an up-to-date guide.


is available to some county residents. Each trash hauler has its own requirements for how materials should be prepared and what is accepted. Contact your trash hauler or search the waste haulers in the county.


is available to all county residents at Recycle Livingston. Drop off hours are every Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. except for major holiday weekends, and every Wednesday 11:00 - 5:30 all winter, weather permitting. Users are charged a nominal fee. Contact 517-548-4439 or visit for information about materials accepted, location, hours and fees.

RECYCLING IS BIG BUSINESS! It pays to recycle at work. From office paper, cardboard and floppy disks to metal, plastic and cafeteria food waste, there are simple ways to reduce waste and save money! If you are a business interested in saving money while helping to reduce waste, follow a few simple steps and the transition will go smoothly. Click here for 10 steps to follow when deciding how to set up recycling at your place of work