Current Events

2016 Programs and Events


The Department of Waste Management (DWM) is actively planning for recycling and reuse programs. Please check back as additional information continues to be added. Be sure to scroll down to view all upcoming events!

Unwanted/Unused Medication Collections - Free!


See the Medication Collection Events page for a complete listing of events.

Free For Fall Event


  • Event Flyer (PDF)
  • Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Granger's Facility located at 16980 Wood Road in Lansing.
  • Clinton County residents are encouraged to take part in this event - please email conserve@clinton-county.org with questions or call the office 989-224-5186.
Acceptable items include household hazardous waste, unwanted medications, farm & landscaping chemicals, motor oil & antifreeze, electronics, clothing, reusable household items, books & magazines and reusable building materials. Most items are accepted free of charge but nominal fees do apply - cash or check only please.

See the Free For Fall Event Page.

Meridian Regional Recycling Event 

  • Meridian Township Flyer
  • Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at Chippewa Middle School. 4000 Okemos Rd. in Okemos. 
  • Open to Clinton County residents, this is a great event for those unable to make the Free for Fall event.  

Mercury Health Thermometer Exchange - Free!


The DWM will accept old mercury health thermometers year round at our office located at 1307 E Townsend Road, Suite 102 in St. Johns (MMDHD Building). 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.

Mercury Thermostat Collection - Free!


The DWM will accept old mercury containing thermostats year round at our office located at 1307 E Townsend Road, Suite 102 in St. Johns (MMDHD Building). Residents are encouraged to transport their old mercury thermostats in a plastic Ziploc baggie.