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2018 Household Hazardous Waste Day Collection and Electronic Recycling
The Auburn Hills Department of Public Works will be hosting the 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Day Collection and Electronic Recycling on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The event will be held at the Auburn Hills DPW Garage located on 1500 Brown Rd.  More details and a map of the DPW Garage can be found here

This event is open to all Auburn Hills Residents and there is no charge. Auburn Hills residents must bring proof of residency. 

ACCEPTED MATERIALS:

  • Electronic: Computers, Televisions, Microwaves, Household Batteries, any Electronic Device.
  • Household: Household Chemicals, Solvents, Moth Balls, Expired Medicines, Mercury Debris,
  • Cleaning Products, Solvent Based Glues, Fluorescent Light Bulbs.
  • Garden: Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Pesticides, Fertilizers, Rat Poison.
  • Garage: Automotive Oils, Gasoline, Kerosene, Diesel Fuels, Brake Fluid, Anti-Freeze,
  • Acid Filled Batteries, Acid, Solvents, Waxes, Lubricants.
  • Workshop: Solvents, Oils, Glues, Caulking, Paint Thinner, Turpentine, Varnishes, Wood
  • Preservatives, Epoxy, Empty Propane Tanks (30Ibs or less)
  • Oil Based Paint: Oil Based Paint, Solvent, Thinner, Oil Based Stain.

NON-ACCEPTED MATERIALS:

LATEX PAINT / WATER BASED PAINT: will not be accepted because it is not considered a hazardous
waste product. Latex paint can be solidified by opening the container and letting it dry or using an absorbent
such as sand or kitty litter. Once solidified, the container can be disposed of in regular household garbage.
Please help us defray the cost of paying a hazardous waste collection vendor for disposal of water based
paints.

Commercially generated waste, Radioactive Waste, Explosives, Ammunition, Shock Sensitive Materials,
Industrial Compressed Gas Cylinders, Medical Waste (needles, syringes, sharps).


For more information, you can contact our DPW at: 248.391.3777