Special Services

Fall Leaf Disposal

Leaves can be dropped off at the following locations and dates specified during the hours from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

  • Ottawa County Fairgrounds (Ottawa Beach Rd)  October 22, November 5, November 12   
  • Maatman Center (Harrington Ave) October 29, November 12

No branches.  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.


2016 Clean-Up Days


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; glass bottles and containers.

Please Note:  Proof of residency is required.

May 21 7:00 a.m. – noon
July 16 7:00 a.m. – noon
September 17 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

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