Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Posted on April 17th, 2024

The Emmet County Recycling Center will be holding two Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop off events this year. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 19, 2024 and Saturday, September 28, 2024.

Appointments may be made starting in late April for those who cannot attend the HHW drop off events. Appointments may be made at

Emmet County residents can drop off qualifying chemicals at NO COST during HHW Days, though donations are welcomed and encouraged.

Businesses can use the service at our cost.

Examples of chemicals dropped off include:

  • Acids & bases
  • Adhesives & sealers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Automotive products
  • Cleaners & polishes
  • Flammables
  • Gasoline & diesel fuel
  • Marine flares
  • Mercury
  • Pesticides
  • Solvents
  • Oil-based paints & finishes
  • Paint thinner
  • Unidentified chemicals
  • Vape pens/e-cigarettes

For additional information please review the HHW Days flyer or reach out to the Emmet County Recycling Center.