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Got junk? Dump it safely on these 3 days

Trillium Team

"Helping people make good real estate decisions"

"Helping people make good real estate decisions"

Mar 27 3 minutes read

If you missed the big E-Waste Day, you have 3 more chances to get rid of your stuff safely: June 11, Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. These events are free, but organizers suggest a $10 donation per car to help lower the disposal costs and keep this community collection going every year. 

One important caveat: These collection days are just for Washtenaw County residents—not for businesses.

Here's what you can bring:

  • Traditional recyclable materials: plastics, glass, aluminum, cardboard, paper
  • Scrap metal
  • Appliances: washers, dryers, air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.
  • Household hazardous materials: cleaning supplies, motor oil, pesticides, mercury, paint, etc.
  • Tires:  Residents can bring up to 4 tires for free; a $5 donation is suggested for each additional tire.
  • Electronic equipment: computers, televisions, toasters, etc. Residents can also bring one television, appliance or computer, but a $10 donation is suggested for each additional item.
  • Sharps: diabetic needles, etc.

On these dates, at these places

Saturday, June 11, 2016
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Northfield Township Hall, 8350 Main Street, Whitmore Lake
See flyer for this event.

Saturday, October 1, 2016
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Saline Department of Public Works, 1234 Tefft Court, Saline

Saturday, October 15, 2016
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Eastern Michigan University, in the parking lot across the street
from Rynearson Stadium, 799 N. Hewitt, Ypsilanti

Need more info?

Please visit or call the Washtenaw County Solid Waste Division at (734) 222-3950.


Funded and coordinated by the Solid Waste Division of the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Washtenaw County Public Health, Northfield Township, Superior Township, the City of Saline, the City of Ann Arbor, Eastern Michigan University.

Top photo credit: gothick_matt via VisualHunt / CC BY

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