Calhoun County will offer free recycling events for electronics, scrap metal, and scrap tires during June 2021

Calhoun County will offer free recycling events for electronics, scrap metal, and scrap tires during June 2021

Two June Recycling Events in Calhoun County
Calhoun County will offer free recycling events for electronics, scrap metal, and scrap tires during June. On June 14 there will be a scrap tire collection in Athens, and on June 26 there will be an electronics, scrap metal (no refrigerant), and scrap tires collection in Albion. These events are limited to residential materials and are open to all Calhoun County residents. Please see details below about each event.
 
Monday, June 14: Scrap Tire Collection Athens Township Offices130 E. Burr Oak St., Athens Noon to 5 p.m. The June 14 event will accept the following items: Residential Passenger Vehicle Tires – 10 tire limit. No over-sized or commercial tires, including tractor tires, will be accepted, and drop off is only allowed starting at noon. The event may end early if the semi-trailer fills before 5 p.m.


Saturday, June 26: Electronics, Scrap Metal, and Scrap Tires Collection Ketchum Field1203 E. North St., Albion 9 a.m. – Noon The June 26 event will accept the following items: Slectronics – 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.  Scrap Metal – no refrigerant is accepted and the County will not have removal capability available. We will accept washers, dryers, ranges, metal furniture, metal fence, and bikes. Residential Passenger Vehicle Tires – 10 tire limit. No over-sized or commercial tires, including tractor tires, will be accepted, and drop off is not allowed before 9:00 am. The event may end early if the semi-trailer fills before Noon.  


Upcoming event dates:
Monday, August 9: Scrap Tire Collection, 537 N. Church St., Tekonsha from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 25: HHW Collection, County Building, Marshall from 9 a.m. to Noon and Saturday, October 23: HHW Collection, Toeller Building, Battle Creek from 9 a.m. to Noon 
For information, contact: Sarah Kelly, Program Coordinator 269-969-6395