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2021 Programs and Events



Tentative dates have been scheduled for our 2021 special waste collections.  These dates are subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please utilize the Waste Wizard search tool for disposal options. Please check back as details will be posted as we move forward through 2021.

Regional Electronics Recycling Collection
Saturday, September 18th from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Chippewa Middle School Parking Lot - 4000 Okemos Road in Okemos, MI
Details will be posted as we get closer to this date. 

Car & Light Truck Tire Collection

Saturday, September 25th - location and details coming soon.
An appointment will be required to attend - limit 10 tires per appointment and 2 appointments per household.

Free for Fall
Saturday, October 16th - location and details coming soon.
An appointment will be required to attend.

Mercury Health Thermometer Exchange - Free! 


The DWM will accept old mercury health thermometers year round at our office located at 100 E State Street, Suite 1500 in St. Johns (First Floor of County Courthouse). Residents are encouraged to transport their old mercury thermometers in a plastic Ziploc baggie. The DWM will exchange your old mercury health thermometer for a new digital thermometer. Limit one digital thermometer per person.

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