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Household Hazardous Waste

We have suspended taking hazardous materials until further notice due to Covid-19.
 

What: Cleaners, aerosols, solvents, old paint, automotive chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, fertilizers.

Where: Alpena Resource Recovery Facility

When: Only on Wednesdays 8 am - 3 pm and Saturday 8 am - 1 pm.

Cost:

Mercury.....................$25.00/lb
Needles/Sharps........$1.50/lb
Bug/Plant Poison.......FREE
Oil/Cooking & Auto....$1.75/lb
 
Cleaners, Aerosols, Solvents, Auto Chemicals, Fertilizer
Up to 50 lbs.....................$2.00/lb
50 to 100 lbs....................$1.75/lb
Over 100 lbs....................$1.50/lb
 
Paint: 
Latex/Enamel/Stain........................$1.50/pint or quart
Latex/Enamel/Stain........................$2.50/gallon
Latex/Enamel/Stain .......................$8.00/five-gallon

 

Lightbulbs/Fluorescent:

Small.......................$0.75
4 ft...........................$1.00
8 ft...........................$1.75

 

Batteries: Year-round (only on Wednesday 8 am - 3 pm)

Rechargeable.........FREE
Alkaline...................$1.25/lb
Lithium...................$1.25/lb
Car Batteries:.........FREE

Alpena Resource Recovery Facility is proud to participate with Call2Recycle on a nationwide battery take back program. Check out their website. We are listed as one of two sites in Alpena County taking batteries.

 

Expired Medicine & Pharmaceuticals

Facilities in Alpena County who take expired medicine and pharmaceuticals:

Alpena Public Safety Facility
501 W. Chisholm St.
Alpena, MI 49707
(Only take expired medication, no liquid medications.)
 
Michigan State Police Post
3283 Washington Ave
Alpena MI 49707
(Only take expired medication, no liquid medications.)
 
 
Note: Prices subject to change.