Recycling Events

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, changes will be made to recycling events. Please visit this page for updates.

***3-16-20: The 2020 Recyclerama event is postponed. Decisions are being made about other events. 
The Calhoun County Recycling Centers in Albion and Marshall are also closed until further notice. 
As of 3-16-20, the C&C Landfill continues to offer recycling to residents. If you have a program card, you can continue to recycle there. Visit the Locations and Hours page for more information. 




Polystyrene #6 Collection:

City of Battle Creek Department of Public Works Building
150 S. Kendall St., Battle Creek, MI
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM to Noon

Recyclerama:

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Please note, this event is postponed due to COVID-19. 

 

Scrap Tire Collections:

Must be Calhoun County Resident to participate.  Only residential passenger vehicle tires will be accepted.  Residents may bring 10 tires to each event.  No over-sized tires will be unloaded.  Funded through Michigan DEQ Scrap Tire Clean-up Grant.  Dates and locations will be announced after grant awards have been released by the state.

Household Hazardous Waste:

County Building
Parking lot at intersection of Hanover St. and Grand St., Marshall, MI
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Toeller Building
190 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI back parking lot
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

County Building
Parking lot at the intersection of Hanover St. and Grand St., Marshall, MI
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Household Hazardous Waste Collections are being held on the Saturdays listed above. Items that will be accepted include:  paint thinner, oil-based paints, fuels (must be in approved container), solvents, acids, bases, pesticides, herbicides,  household cleaners, metallic mercury, medications, sharps, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, smoke detectors, motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, transmission fluid, propane cylinders, fire extinguishers, aerosol cans, and PCB-containing lamp ballasts.

Items that will NOT be accepted include: latex paint, car batteries, school chemicals, construction materials/debris, radioactive materials, ammunitions, weapons, and explosives.

Electronics, Scrap Metal and Scrap Tires (Albion Area Collection):

Ketchum Field, Albion
Intersection of N. Clark St. and E. North St.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Items accepted: electronics – computers, computer equipment, laptops, LCD monitors, CRT monitors, printers, wires and cords, computer peripherals, copy/fax machines, audio visual equipment, plasma televisions, LCD televisions, tube televisions, game consoles, stereo equipment, lamps, small kitchen appliances and electronics, and other items with a cord.

Scrap metal: no items containing Freon

Scrap tires: residential passenger vehicles only.  10 tires per load limit.  No oversized tires will be accepted.

Electronics and Styrofoam Collection with City of Battle Creek:

City of Battle Creek Department of Public Works Building
150 S. Kendall St., Battle Creek
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Items accepted: Styrofoam #6,  computers, computer equipment, laptops, LCD monitors, CRT monitors, printers, wires and cords, computer peripherals, copy/fax machines, audio visual equipment, plasma televisions, LCD televisions, tube televisions, game consoles, stereo equipment, lamps, small kitchen appliances and electronics, car batteries, batteries, and other items with a cord.