Solid Waste Council

 

2014 Leelanau County Recycling Guide

The November Meeting of the Solid Waste Council has been changed to Monday, November 17th at 1:00 PM

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics collections in 2015 will be posted as soon as they have been determined

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 10/30/2014.
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