Solid Waste Council

 

2014 Leelanau County Recycling Guide


The next Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics collection will be held Saturday, October 11th in Elmwood Township

Call the Planning Department at 231-256-9812

to make a Reservation.  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!   

Click Here  for full size list of 

Acceptable/Unacceptable items

NOTE:  We CAN NOT accept refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners, or dehumidifiers.  Also, TV's can be taken back to Best Buy.  No cost if under 32" in size.

For information on proper disposal of Latex Paint and Medications, CLICK HERE.


 RECYCLING HOTLINE:  256-8444


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Facts about Recycling in Leelanau County


Glass, Tin, Plastic & Fiber Recycled:       

Year 2002:  1,050 tons     Year 2003:  1,244 tons

Year 2004:  1,284 tons      Year 2005:  1,225 tons

Year 2006:  1,560 tons      Year 2007:  1,447 tons

Year 2008:  1,504 tons      Year 2009:  2,058 tons

Year 2010:  1,230 tons       Year 2011:  2,046 tons

 Year 2012:  2,013 tons      Year 2013:  2,560 tons

*Year 2014:  1,037 tons

Household Hazardous Waste Collected:   

Year 2006:  12.5 tons     Year 2013:  52.8  tons

Number of Participants

Year 2008:  528    Year 2009:  836

Year 2010:  607    Year 2011:  434

Year 2012:  790    Year 2013: 798

*Year 2014:  917

Total Hazardous Waste & Electronic Materials Collected

Year 2005:  5,964           Year 2006:  25,000

Year 2007:  11,500          Year 2008:  50,427

Year 2009:  114,066        Year 2010:  78,579

Year 2011:  52,834         Year 2012:  114,962

Year 2013:  105,656     *Year 2014:  112,656


*Totals from final collection not included.

 


This page last updated on 10/3/2014.
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