|Houghton County Emergency Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Friday, July 6, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Macdonald Street behind the Lake Linden Village Park
There is no cost for Houghton County resident flooding victims. Businesses, schools, institutions, commercial farmers and non-Houghton County residents are not eligible to participate.
Antifreeze/motor oil/automotive fluids
Corrosives (acids / bases)
Miscellaneous cleaners and toxics
Mercury (liquid and devices)
Batteries (mixed household)
Medical Sharps (must arrive in rigid container)
PCB electrical equipment
Non-controlled substance pharmaceuticals and over the counter medications
Items not accepted:
Radioactive materials (other than smoke detectors)
Standard household trash
When preparing waste for the collection:
 Do not mix waste materials.
 Place material with damaged containers in a secondary container that is closed to prevent release/exposure during transport and collection.
 Ensure labels are visible and secondary containers are marked.
 Keep like containers together.
 Place containers in a lined box or plastic container to keep materials upright during transport.
 Containers larger than a 5-gallon bucket require special approval.