Provided by the Allegan County
and the Annual Recycle Surcharge
Many pesticides, cleaning products and paints contain toxic chemicals which should not be disposed of with household trash. Use these products up, give them away, or make an appointment for one of the household hazardous waste collection days listed below. If none of these dates is convenient, call Resource Recovery, (269) 673-5415 to make other arrangements.
Appointments are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
|The following residential substances are accepted:|
NO smoke detectors, explosives or latex paints. Water based paints can be solidified with sawdust or kitty litter and safely disposed of with household trash. Residential materials only Commercial wastes cannot be accepted.
With only a little effort you can compost kitchen scraps and raked leaves in your own back yard. Grass clippings can also be added to the mixture but, unless grass is long or wet when mowed, it's best to leave clippings right on the lawn where they act as a natural fertilizer. Call Resource Recovery for a free brochure on home composting.