Most of us have some of these things under our sinks, in our garages, basements and other out-of-the-way places.   Household hazardous waste.  You've kept these items, waiting for the opportunity to dispose of them properly.  That opportunity is knocking...

Saturday, May 21st from 10-2 is the next Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Day.  Here is a list of things you CAN bring:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (both compact and tube)
  • Batteries
  • Gasoline
  • Used Oil
  • Household Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Fertilizer
  • Mercury
  • Oil-Based paint
  • Old prescriptions
  • Paint thinners
  • Tires (up to 7--no tractor or semi tires)
  • Electronic items such as TV sets
  • Computer Monitors
  • Laptops and Notebooks
  • Printers and Copiers
  • DVD and VCR players
  • Fax machines
  • Cell phones
  • Stereo equipment
  • Video cameras

Things you should NOT BRING:

  • Commercial waste
  • Explosives
  • Latex paint
  • Medical waste
  • Radioactive materials
  • TV consoles

Drop-off locations are:

Genesee Area Skill Center at G-5081 Torrey Road

Brent Run Landfill at 8247 W. Vienna Rd, Montrose. 

Flint East Water Service Center at 3310 E. Court St. 

Goodwill Industries at 501 S. Averill Ave.

If you have questions, call the Genesee County Recycle Hotline at : (810) 762-7744 or Keep Genesee County Beautiful at (810)  767-7184