Used tires, chemicals, unwanted electronics wanted at Muskegon recycling event

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Got old tires, pesticides, TVs and the like lying around? Your chance to get rid of them safely is in Muskegon County.

The biannual Muskegon County Recycling Event offers Muskegon County residents the opportunity to dispose of used tires, hazardous waste and electronics.

This spring, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 23 at 1350 E. Keating Avenue in Muskegon, which is the Department of Public Works for the City of Muskegon.

The events are hosted by the Muskegon County Office of Sustainability. Queues can be long as hundreds of people have already dropped off items. Those queuing from 1 p.m. will be served.

The event is for Muskegon County residents only – no commercial waste will be accepted.

Unlike previous events, no document shredding will be provided.

Home recycling events are held on the fourth Saturday in April and the third Saturday in October each year.

Here are the guidelines for what will be accepted on April 23:


-Car and truck tires only

-Maximum size is 34 inches

-Limit of 10 tires per household, with or without rims


-Computers and accessories. These include laptops and tablets, servers, keyboards, mice, speakers, hard drives, wires and cables, internet cards, hubs, switches, and optical drives. CRT computer screens are not accepted.

– Flat screen televisions, including LCD, LED and plasma. CRT televisions and projection televisions are not accepted.

-DVD players, VCRs, game systems and portable devices

-Cameras and camcorders

-Radios and stereos

-Cell phones, two-way radios, pagers and PDAs

-Office equipment, including fax machines, photocopiers, printers, scanners, telephones, typewriters and adding machines.

Hazardous household waste


-Aerosols containing material inside. No empty cans are accepted.



-Diesel, Gasoline, Petroleum and Petroleum Products

-Herbicides, insecticides and pesticides

-Fluorescent bulbs


-Oil-based paint. Latex paint not accepted.

Other items may be accepted with prior approval.

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