Recycle Smart
March 2017
Grand Traverse County RecycleSmart
Household Hazardous Waste
2017 Event Schedule 
  • Thursday March 23 - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday May 11 - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday June 22 - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday August 10 - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday October 14 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Appointments are required for all HHW events and can be made: 
  1. Online using the scheduling system at
  2.  By calling the RecycleSmart hotline at 231-941-5555
NON-RESIDENTS (businesses, organizations, schools, etc.)
  1. Download the 2017 CESQG Registration and Certification form.
  2. Download the 2017 CESQG Hazardous Materials Inventory Worksheet 
  3. Appointments are required. Call the RecycleSmart Hotline at 231-941-5555 to register for an HHW event. (CESQGs are NOT allowed to make an online appointment). 
  4. Not sure if you are a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG)? Review the State of Michigan guidelines here. 
What can you bring to a Household Hazardous Waste event? Click HERE

Click HERE for more information about proper paint disposal.
Brush Drop-Off Site
Reopens Saturday April 1st

Location:  2471 N. Keystone Road

Hours: Tuesdays - Noon to 7 pm (or dusk)
Thursdays and Saturdays - 9 am - 3 pm

Grand Traverse County residents may drop-off yard waste such as brush, grass clippings and leaves, stumps and untreated construction wood at the Brush Drop-Off site for a fee. 

Click here for more information about using the Brush Drop-Off Site.
Grand Traverse County RecycleSmart
In cooperation with
Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation

A free, family Earth Day Event on  Saturday, April 22
10 am - 2 pm at  Medalie Park, Traverse City
National Prescription Drug
Take-Back Day

April 29, 2017 from  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Law Enforcement Center
851 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City

The Drug Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient and responsible opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs.  For more information about the Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program in Grand Traverse County, click here .
Not Sure What To Do With Your Stuff?

The T ake-It-Back Recycling Directory  is now searchable  a nd  int u itive. Learn where to reuse, recycle,  retu rn, compost, donate or throw away your unwanted items.  Click here to go to the directory. 

RecycleSmart is the Resource Recovery program of Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Operated under contract by Iris Waste Diversion Specialists, Inc.

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