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2020 Programs and Events


2020 has been a challenge for the Department of Waste Management (DWM) as health and safety of our employees, volunteers, vendors, and participants is our priority.  Please utilize the Waste Wizard search tool for disposal options.

Regional Electronics Recycling Day
Saturday, September 26th from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Chippewa Middle School located at 4000 Okemos Road in Okemos.  This event is open to all residents and there is a $20 suggested donation for all TV's and computer monitors.  Click here for more information. 

Mercury Health Thermometer Exchange - Free!

The DWM will accept old mercury health thermometers year round at our office located at 100 E State Street, Suite 1500 in St. Johns (First Floor of County Courthouse). Residents are encouraged to transport their old mercury thermometers in a plastic Ziploc baggie. The DWM will exchange your old mercury health thermometer for a new digital thermometer. Limit one digital thermometer per person.

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