Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule
We will be implementing an appointment system for our October and November collection events. Please call 586-469-5236 to schedule an appointment.
*Please check back to verify the collection is not cancelled. You may call our hotline at 586-466-7923.
This schedule is periodically updated throughout the year as collection dates are added.
The Macomb County Health Department cannot accept computers or any other electronic devices (E-waste) at this time.
*This is an outdoor collection site so please check the website or call the hotline the day of event to confirm hours as they may be adjusted due to extreme weather conditions. Hotline # 586-466-7923
Directions to the Mt. Clemens Collection Site (map)
For a list of items accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collections, please click HERE.
Other Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
Some Macomb County municipalities hold their own collection events. Please check with your community's public works department to find out if they are holding an event.
The following municipalities are holding household hazardous waste / e-waste collection event(s):
Medication Disposal Sites
The Health Department is partnering with local pharmacies to expand our drug disposal program. Please click on the link below for a brochure for a list of participating pharmacies: DrugDisposalTrifold
The center is located at 43525 Elizabeth Road (adjacent to the Macomb County Jail) which is approximately 1 mile south of Hall Road on the west side of Groesbeck Hwy.
From the South: Follow Groesbeck north to Elizabeth Road. Turn left at the traffic light onto Elizabeth. Turn left onto Dunham Road which is located between the jail and the cemetery. Look for the Hazardous Waste Collection signs and follow them to the collection area.
From the North: Follow Groesbeck (or North Avenue) south to Elizabeth Road. Turn right at the traffic light onto Elizabeth. Turn left onto Dunham Road which is located between the jail and the cemetery. Look for the Hazardous Waste Collection signs and follow them to the collection area.
If you have any questions, call us at 586-469-5236, Monday-Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or E-mail us now.
Please Note: Other municipalities hold their own recycling events. Please refer to their website for further information
Environmental Protection Agency
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy