Special Services

2015 Leaf Disposal

Fall leaf drop-off:  Service hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays:

  • Ottawa County Fairgrounds (Ottawa Beach Rd):  October 24, November 7, November 14
  • Maatman Center (Harrington Ave):  October 31, November 14

This is for leaves only.  No branches, brush, grasses or pine cones.  If leaves are brought to the drop off site in plastic bags, you will be asked to empty the leaves out of the bags into the disposal bins.  However, paper bags may be used.


Clean Up Days 2015

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

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

Batteries and lawn waste will be accepted (no tree stumps).  There is a limit of four (4) tires per household.  Loose roofing materials will not be accepted.  All roofing materials must be boxed or bagged.

Materials that will be accepted for recycling include:  computers and electronics; cardboard and paper; #1 through #7 plastics; glass bottles and containers.

For fluorescent bulb recycling or for information on the disposal of any other type of hazardous waste,  please call 393-5645.

Please Note:  Proof of residency is required.  There is limited staff to assist, but residents are responsible for unloading.

May 16 7:00 a.m. – noon
July 18 7:00 a.m. – noon
September 19 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. – 5 p.m.

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