Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Calhoun County, MI (AMN) — April Recycling Events Announced Calhoun County will offer free recycling collections for appliances, electronics, and household hazardous waste during the month of April. An appliance and electronics recycling event will be held on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m.-Noon at the City of Battle Creek Department of Public Works Building. Additionally, on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m.-Noon, there will be a household hazardous waste (HHW) collection in the parking lot behind the Toeller Building in Battle Creek. These events are for residential material only and are open to all Calhoun County residents.
For all April events, participants should remain in their vehicles and wear a mask while items are unloaded.
Battle Creek Appliances and Electronics Collection 9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, April 10 City of Battle Creek Department of Public Works Building 150 S. Kendall St., Battle Creek
The following items will be accepted at this event on April 10:
- Appliances – with or without refrigerant.
- Electronics – computers, computer equipment, laptops, LCD monitors, CRT monitors, printers, wires and cords, computer peripherals, copy/fax machines, audio visual equipment, plasma televisions, LCD televisions, tube televisions, game consoles, stereo equipment, lamps, small kitchen appliances/electronics, car batteries, household batteries, and other items with a cord.
Battle Creek Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection 9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, April 24Toeller Building (rear parking lot) 190 E. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek
The following items will be accepted at this event on April 24:
- HHW includes oil-based paint and stain, fuels (must be in approved container), solvents, acids, bases, pesticides, household cleaners, metallic mercury, medications, sharps, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, smoke detectors, motor oil, antifreeze, propane cylinders, fire extinguishers, aerosol cans, and PCB-containing lamp ballasts. No latex paint will be unloaded.
Please separate paint from the rest of your items and pack your items carefully, so they do not spill while in transport. We can’t guarantee that your containers will be returned.
Keep these dates in mind for upcoming Calhoun County Recycling Events:
- Saturday, May 22: HHW Collection, County Building in Marshall from 9 a.m.-Noon
- Monday, June 14: Scrap Tire Collection, Athens Township from Noon-5 p.m.
- Saturday, June 26: Electronics, Scrap Metal, and Scrap Tire Collection, Ketchum Field in Albion
For more information about these events and recycling opportunities countywide, call the Community Development Office at 269-969-6395, visit our Facebook at Calhoun County Recycling, or check out our website at www.calhouncountyrecycling.com. For information, contact Sarah Kelly, Program Coordinator 269-969-6395 www.calhouncountyrecycling.comCalhoun County Recycling on Facebook