Washtenaw County Home Toxics Center

705 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA

-- Eligibility & Cost -- The Home Toxics Collection Program is open to all Washtenaw County Residents and is not intended for businesses and/or organizations (note: we can accept ONLY pesticides from businesses through the MDARD Clean Sweep Program). The collection program is a free service for residents. We do accept donations, which go directly to the cost of disposal. -- Accessing the Program -- There are two options for accessing the program: Weekday Drop-Offs - Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., closed on holidays Saturday Collection Events - Select Saturdays April through November, 9 a.m. - noon For closure information, check our website or facebook page or call our Home Toxics hotline. Appointments are strongly recommended for weekday drop-offs to guarantee staff are available to take your items and it greatly improves our efficiency. Please allow at least 48 business hours advance notice to schedule an appointment. -- Program Information -- The Home Toxics Center is Washtenaw County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program. View our website for a list of accepted materials. This program has collected and properly disposed of a cumulative total of 3.6 million pounds of toxic materials since the program began in 1995. These materials were prevented from reaching the landfill and from impacting public health and the environment. Operated by the Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and the Board of Public Works, the program seeks to address the environmental and public health effects resulting from improper handling and disposal of home toxics. We are committed to reducing the use of home toxics and to informing citizens about the choices and responsibilities associated with purchasing, handling and disposing of toxic substances. When preparing to buy new products for your home, read the label first to see if it poses a threat. The product may be hazardous if words such as: warning, caution, flammable, poison, danger, corrosive, combustible, toxic and / or hazardous are on the label.

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