Special Services

2017 Fall Leaf Disposal

Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland 49424

Saturday, October 28                 8:00 a.m. to noon
Saturday, November 11             8:00 a.m. to noon
Saturday, November 18             8:00 a.m. to noon

Maatman Center, 669 Harrington Ave, Holland 49423

Saturday, November 4               8:00 a.m. to noon
Saturday, November 18             8:00 a.m. to noon


  • Leaves only, no branches or brush.
  • Customer is responsible for unloading leaves.
  • Paper bags may be used.  No plastic.  If leaves are brought to the site in plastic bags, you will be asked to empty the leaves out of the bags and into the dumpster.
  • If leaves are brought to the site in trailers or trucks, not bagged, it is suggested to lay a tarp down and pile your leaves on the tarp for easier disposal.  If leaves are wet and heavy, this may be done in layers.
  • Proof of residency may be requested.
  • No commercial vehicles.

2017 Clean-Up Days

Location:  Black River Recycling – Lakewood Boulevard between 120th and 112th Avenues.

New this year:   No Yard Waste 

NO paints, drain oils, solvents and other petroleum products, fuel tanks, sealed containers and normal household garbage.

There is a limit of four (4) tires per household.  Batteries are accepted.    All roofing materials must be boxed or bagged.  Loose roofing materials will not be accepted.

Materials that will be accepted for recycling include:  computers and electronics; cardboard; glass bottles and containers.

Please Note:  Proof of residency is required.

May 20 7:00 a.m. – noon
July 15 7:00 a.m. – noon
September 16 7:00 a.m. – noon


Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Ottawa County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste at no cost.  Example of items accepted include:  used motor oil and filters, antifreeze, old gasoline, car batteries, household cleaners, pool chemicals, pesticides, oil based paint, computers, and fluorescent light bulbs.  Please take your hazardous products to:

Ottawa County Resource Recovery Service Center
14053 Quincy St.
Holland, MI 49424

Tuesday and Thursday:  8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

And the 2nd Saturday of the month : 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

For more information visit www.miOttawa.org/eco or call (616) 393-5645.