Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wayne County’s Department of Environment is hosts for Household Hazardous Waste Collections each year for County residents. The collections are designed to accept unwanted household chemicals for proper disposal and electronics for recycling from residents. There is no fee to participate and you do not have to reserve a time with our department or the County. Simply show up! For more information, contact the Wayne County DPS at (734) 326-3936 or visit their website

Hazardous Waste Collection 2020 Dates
Wayne County has canceled the Household Hazardous Waste Collection dates for 2020. If you have items that you wish to dispose of, please view the Wayne County Resource Recovery Guide

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - CANCELED 

Second Ebenezer Church
14601 Dequindre Street, Detroit, MI 48212
8:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 13, 2020 - CANCELED 
Henry Ford College
5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128
8:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - CANCELED
Westland Shopping Center
35000 Warren Road, Westland
(Lot behind JCP store)
8:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Items that are accepted include:
Household paints, stains, dyes, floor care items, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, propane tanks, old computers, printers, scanners, TV's, cell phones, fax machines, mercury-containing thermometers, thermostats and elemental mercury, fluorescent light bulbs (standard and compact), smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, Pharmaceutical Waste (Non-controlled substances only)

Items that are not accepted include:
Commercial waste, industrial waste, ammunition, explosives, 55-gallon drums, radioactive materials, 
unknow - unlabeled waste, shock-sensitive materials, household trash, appliances.

Please Note: CRT televisions and CRT monitors will be accepted at the Wayne County Household Hazardous Waste events effective October 1, 2017

Please visit the 
Land Resource Management under Departments for Environmental Services on or call (734) 326-3936 for news or more information on Wayne County collection dates.