Recycling Events

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. 

Tekonsha Village Offices
537 N. Church St., Tekonsha, MI
This event will take place Wednesday Oct. 14 from Noon-5 p.m.

City of Albion
Ketchum Field, Intersection of N Clark St. and E North St. 
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Time 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Household Hazardous Waste:


County Building
Parking lot at the intersection of Hanover St. and Grand St., Marshall, MI
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Toeller Building
190 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI back parking lot
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
9:00 AM to 1:00 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):

Location: Kethum Field, Intersection of N Clark St and E North St.
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Items accepted: Electronics – camcorders, cameras, cellphones, computers, copiers, CRT monitors, DVD players, fax, hard drives, hubs, laptops, LCD displays, optical drives, pagers, PDAs, printers, radios, scanners, servers, stereos, switches, telephone systems, TVs, UPS systems, VCRs, video game systems, and wires and cables.

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.

Appliances and Electronics: 
Date and time: Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., for all Calhoun County residents
Location: Former Kmart building in Downtown Battle Creek, located at 200 Capital Ave. SW
Line for cars will form on Grove Street, and customers should enter the line from Upton Street
Due to COVID-19 precautions, please stay in your car when it is being unloaded by volunteers and wear a mask while sitting in your car. 
Read the press release about this event