Current Events

2017 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


  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at Granger's Facility located at 16980 Wood Road in Lansing. No appointment is needed for this event.  There is a charge to dispose of televisions and computer monitors.
  • Clinton County residents only.
  • Event Flyer (PDF)

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.