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Eaton County Department of Resource Recovery 

Resource Recovery Coordinator: Mary Beth Gilbert 
1045 Independence Blvd 
Charlotte, MI 48813
Office: (517) 543-3686 
Email: recycle@eatoncounty.org


The Eaton County Department of Resource Recovery (ECDRR) is the designated implementing agency responsible for the development and administration of the  County Waste Management Plan under Public Act 641. In 1993, a Solid Waste Ordinance was enacted in Eaton County with the purpose of protecting and promoting public health, safety and welfare of residents. Through the Solid Waste Ordinance, solid waste collection, transportation, delivery and disposal can be regulated, residents and businesses are provided incentives to recycle in order to reduce the volume of solid waste disposed, and the environment is preserved and improved.

ECDRR is a resource to Eaton County residents. Tips on recycling, reuse and waste reduction are readily available during office hours, Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm at (517) 543-3686.

Special collection events are organized each year to accommodate the proper disposal of wastes such as Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Scrap Tires, Books, and more. Click on UPCOMING EVENTS for details.  Year-round programs include Collection Points for the following: Household Batteries, Cell Phones, Mercury Thermometers, and Cooking Oil Recovery. The Freon Recovery Credit Program and a Medical Sharps Mail-Back Program are also available. Click on Resource Recovery Programs for details.

ECDRR provides information from local recycling centers but each center operates under the municipality in which it resides. For answers to questions on recycling in your neighborhood, call your local city or village hall.


 2014 RESOURCE RECOVERY EVENTS:

     

Watch the website for additional Medication Take Back Events!

Please remember: medications are accepted at any of the three Household Hazardous Waste events. Just call for preregistration at (517) 543-3686.

March

Health Fest (Medication Take Back event at Alive in Charlotte)
March 29 Recycle Rama (Lansing)
March 29 Latex Paint Recycling Day! (Haslett)
April 23 Tri- County Environmental Leadership Awards
April 26 Meridian Recycling Event (Meridian Township)
May 17 Spring Clean Up (Delta Township)
July 19 Recycling Fever (Charlotte)
Sept 20 Recycle-Palooza (Charlotte)
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Tire Recycling (Charlotte)

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