Household Hazardous Waste
Welcome to Livingston County’s Household Hazardous Waste page! Here you will learn about programs like Collection Events, when and where events are held, and the types of items we accept and do not accept. You can also find out about less toxic alternatives and how you can help us reduce waste in Livingston County. Just click the links for the information you need.
This valuable public program is supported by the Livingston County Board of Commissioners and the Livingston County Drain Commissioner’s office and staff. With additional support and cooperation from the townships, we are able to offer battery collection sites, notification of events, and participation from staff and volunteers.Helpful information on disposing or recycling of everyday items can be found in our Guide to Reuse, Reduce, Recycle and Safe Disposal. Many of the following links are taken from that guide.
Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
The best way to reduce hazardous waste is to buy only what you can use and use up what you buy. If you have product left over, see if someone you know can use it. You can also try to use Alternative cleaning and pesticides products.
How Do I recycle……
- Prescription Medications -
Big Red Barrels
- TVs, Computers, Electronics - Watch our website for dates of E-Waste Collection Events.
Recycle Livingston will take electronics for a fee. Also check other locations listed in our guide.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are free
to Livingston County Residents. However, donations are accepted at
collection events to offset the costs to the County for hazardous waste
removal by a vendor. We appreciate your cooperation, support, and participation in these valuable events. Typically there are three (3) HHW events offered each year, one each in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. As always, in order to participate in
an HHW Collection, an appointment must be made in
advance. Making an appointment
assists staff in traffic management, and allows time for safe removal
of waste from participants' vehicles. Calls for required appointment times are accepted beginning in April.
Visit our HHW Collection Events page for information onLocations and making a required appointment
Click this link for information on What items are accepted?
Please do not drop off items except on appointed days and times. All household hazardous waste is
collected and removed by a vendor only on the collection days. We do not have facilities to store hazardous waste items.