Home Toxics

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Electronic Waste Recycling
 
Alternative Cleaning Products
Many household cleaners contain harsh chemicals that are unhealthy and unnecessary. As an alternative, try these do-it-yourself recipes - most of them are made up of common ingredients you already have in your home.
Home Toxics Reduction Program
The Home Toxics Reduction Program provides Washtenaw County residents with a disposal option for flammable, poisonous, toxic and corrosive materials.
Other Disposal & Reuse Options
If we are unable to accept your items at the Washtenaw County Home Toxics program, please check these other local resources for disposal options.
Unacceptable Household Hazardous Waste Items
These items cannot be brought to the Washtenaw County Home Toxics program for disposal. Please find an alternative disposal method.
Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste Items
These items are allowed to be brought to the Washtenaw County Home Toxics program for disposal. Please review the important information in brackets, as well as the tips for safe handling and transportation.
Washtenaw County Home Toxics Collection Center Hours & Location
Bring your unwanted materials to the Washtenaw County Home Toxics Collection Center!
Fluorescent Bulb Recycling
 
Sharps Disposal
This web page contains used sharps home disposal guidelines to help protect your family, waste handlers and the environment.
Asbestos
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral fiber. It is used in building construction for its strength, fire resistance, and insulation properties. Many asbestos products have been banned, and manufacturers have voluntarily limited use of asbestos in many products due to risks of lung disease. However, asbestos can still be found in a variety of materials today.
Computer Recycling
 
thermometers containing mercury
 
Mercury
Mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin that can be found in many household items, including old thermostats and thermometers. The most common way people in the U.S. are exposed to mercury is by eating fish containing methylmercury.
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