Solid Waste Council

Leelanau County Recycling Guide

Leelanau County Recycling Sites Map

 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics collections for 2018 have been scheduled! Click on link below.

Call the Planning Department at 231-256-9812 to make an Appointment.  Appointments are REQUIRED!  We have LIMITED Appointment Slots for each collection.  Once full, we will no longer take appointments for a collection.  

Click Here for full size list of 

Acceptable/Unacceptable items, dates and locations of collections 

HHW Collections Location Map

NOTE:  No more than ten (10) - one gallon cans of Latex Paint PER VEHICLE!

All Household Hazardous items must be brought to the collections in BOXES - OPEN TOP so we can view the items.  DO NOT PACKAGE ITEMS IN PLASTIC BAGS!!!

NOTE:  We CAN NOT accept furniture, refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners, or dehumidifiers.  Contact your local garbage hauler, or a metal/iron company for pickup.  Your electric company may also offer a credit or payment for pickup of freezers or refrigerators.

For information on proper disposal of Latex Paint and Medications, CLICK HERE.


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Facts about Recycling in Leelanau County


Glass, Tin, Plastic & Fiber Recycled:       

Year 2010:  1,230 tons       Year 2011:  2,046 tons

 Year 2012:  2,013 tons      Year 2013:  2,560 tons

  Year 2014:  1,845 tons      Year 2015:  1883.6 tons

Year 2016:  2131.3 tons     Year 2017:  2,246.4 tons

Household Hazardous Waste Collected:   

Year 2015:  58.73 tons Hazardous Materials & 36.48 tons Electronics

Year 2016:  74.43 tons Hazardous Materials & 43.14 tons Electronics

Number of Participants

Year 2010:  607    Year 2011:  434

Year 2012:  790    Year 2013: 798

Year 2014:  1311   Year 2015: 1407

Year 2016:  1624

Total Pounds Hazardous Waste & Electronic Materials Collected

Year 2009:  114,066        Year 2010:  78,579

Year 2011:  52,834         Year 2012:  114,962

Year 2013:  105,656      Year 2014:  168,864

Year 2015:  190,432      Year 2016:  235,152


This page last updated on 3/18/2019.
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