The Wealthy Street Recycling Drop-Off Station is now OPEN

Click here to find out when and where

      

Garage and Automotive Products

  • Antifreeze/engine coolant
  • Automotive fluids
  • Fuel additives
  • Gasoline & gas-oil mix, including diesel
  • Motor oil
  • Propane tanks (small, non-refillable tanks only)
  • Windshield washer fluid
  • Other garage and automotive products

Workshop/Painting Supplies

  • Adhesive, caulking & glue
  • Deck, patio & chimney cleaner
  • Furniture stripper
  • Oil-based paint & stain, lacquer
  • Solvent cleaning fluid
  • Roof coating, sealant
  • Thinner, turpentine, removers, or strippers
  • Other workshop and painting supplies

Home and Garden Products

  • Fertilizer
  • Fungicide
  • Herbicide/Weed Killer
  • Household Cleaners,Powders, & Sprays
    • Ammonia, bathroom or kitchen cleaners, bleach, lye, oven cleaner, spot remover, wood and metal cleaners or polish, and more.
  • Hygiene Products
    • Body wash, hair products, and more.
  • Insecticide/Pesticide/Rodenticide
    • Ant dust, mosquito spray, rodent poison, and more.
  • Kerosene or home heating oil (call for details on accepted size & quantity limits)
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Other lawn & garden products

Miscellaneous Products

  • Aerosol cans/inhalers
  • Ammunition
  • CO2 cartridges (paintball, carbonated drink machines)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Fluorescent light bulbs, including CFL bulbs
  • Inks and dyes
  • Lighters and lighter fluid
  • Mercury thermometers & thermostats
  • Propane tanks (small, non-refillable tanks only)
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Other hazardous waste (flammable, toxic, corrosive, and explosive products)

Not Accepted

  • Alkaline Batteries (now safe for the trash); rechargeable, lithium, and cadmium batteries we still accept
  • Barrels or large drums – nothing larger than a five-gallon container. Please call us for options for disposal of these quantities.
  • Friable asbestos – Call the local Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy at (616) 356-0500 for proper removal guidelines and disposal requirements and regulations.
  • Latex paint (water based) – may be dried out and placed in your regular trash. DO NOT place in your recycling bin please.
  • Materials from farms, businesses, offices, schools or institutions.
  • Medical waste
  • Needles or medical sharps
  • Refillable propane, helium & other tanks
  • Empty hazardous waste can, containers, jugs or tubs
SafeChem Drop-Off: Grand Rapids Location
1045 Wealthy St. SW
Rapids, MI 49504
616-632-7920

ONLY OPEN during designated times; no appointment necessary.
Located within the Wealthy St. Administrative & Recycling Center.

This location is OPEN year-round on:
Mondays: 1:30 – 5:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30 – 11:30am
Thursdays: 1:30 – 5:30pm
Every second Saturday: 8:30 – 11:00am
*cancelation policy: closed during holidays and inclement weather

Accepts household hazardous waste such as oil paint, solvents, sealants, aerosol cans, autofluids, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, degreasers, mercury items, CFL bulbs, and 1lb propane tanks. Residential use only; business waste is NOT accepted.

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SafeChem Drop-Off: Byron Center Location
10300 South Kent Dr. SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

ONLY OPEN during designated times; no appointment necessary.
Located within the South Kent Waste & Recycling Center.

This SafeChem Drop-Off location is OPEN Mondays:
Nov.-March: 8:30 – 10:30am
April-Oct: 8:30 – 11:30am
*cancelation policy: closed during holidays and inclement weather

Accepts household hazardous waste such as oil paint, solvents, sealants, aerosol cans, autofluids, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, degreasers, mercury items, CFL bulbs, and 1lb propane tanks. Residential use only; business waste is NOT accepted.

SafeChem Drop-Off: Kentwood Location
5068 Breton Rd. SE
Kentwood, MI 49508
616-632-7920

ONLY OPEN during designated times; no appointment necessary.
Located within the City of Kentwood Public Works Complex.

This location is OPEN Tuesdays:
Nov.-March: 2:30 – 4:30pm
April-Oct.: 1:30-5:30pm
*cancelation policy: closed during holidays and inclement weather

Accepts household hazardous waste such as oil paint, solvents, sealants, aerosol cans, autofluids, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, degreasers, mercury items, CFL bulbs, and 1lb propane tanks. Residential use only; business waste is NOT accepted.

 

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SafeChem Drop-Off: Rockford Location
2908 Ten Mile Rd. NE
Rockford, MI 49341
616-632-7920

ONLY OPEN during designated times; no appointment necessary.
Located with the North Kent Waste & Recycling Center.

This location is OPEN Fridays:
Nov.-March: 8:30 – 10:30am
April-Oct.: 8:30 – 11:30am
*cancelation policy: closed during holidays and inclement weather

Accepts household hazardous waste such as oil paint, solvents, sealants, aerosol cans, auto fluids, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, degreasers, mercury items, CFL bulbs, and 1lb propane tanks. Residential use only; business waste is NOT accepted.

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SafeChem Drop-Off: Wyoming Location
2350 Ivanrest Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49418
616-261-3564

ONLY OPEN during designated times; no appointment necessary.
Located within the City of Wyoming Waste Water Treatment Plant Complex.

This location is OPEN year-round on:
Mondays: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Thursdays: 7:00 – 9:00am
*cancelation policy: closed during holidays and inclement weather

Accepts household hazardous waste such as oil paint, solvents, sealants, aerosol cans, autofluids, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, degreasers, mercury items, CFL bulbs, and 1lb propane tanks. Residential use only; business waste is NOT accepted.

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