Spring Cleaning and Recycling

Hello neighbors! Spring is here and that means most of you are starting to do some spring cleaning. As you clean your house and yard please remember to dispose of your waste properly. Here are a few tips and resources on how to recycle:

Holland General Recycling Rules:
http://www.cityofholland.com/solidwasteandrecycling/recycling-rules

Larger Items, Project Pride Coupon:
Project Pride is an opportunity for Holland City residents to dispose of items that are too large or not accepted during normal weekly curbside trash pick up. Residents may come to city hall to request a voucher for a one-time load of miscellaneous items.
http://www.cityofholland.com/solidwasteandrecycling/project-pride-coupon

Computer related:
You may bring all computer related e-cycling to any Goodwill location- even if it is not functional they will recycle it.

Electronics:
Hope Church is partnering with Holland Board of Public Works for an E-waste recycling even May 17th from 9am-1pm in the HBPW parking lot (625 Hastings Ave). In addition to non-functioning electronics, HBPW will be collecting refrigerators, dehumidifiers, freezers, and air conditioners.

Hazardous Waste:
Free Household Hazardous Waste drop off at Ottawa County Resource Recovery Center, 14053 Quincy Street, Holland. For questions on Hazardous Waste call 616-494-5569 Solid Waste Managment Program for Ottawa County.Ex.: oil based paints,solvents, pesticides/insecticides, mercury, thermometers/thermomstats, automotive batteries, lithium /cadmium and other rechargeable batteries, used motor oil and etc.

Unwanted and Expired Medications:
DO NOT FLUSH YOUR MEDICATIONS! The following locations will properly and safely dispose of medications:
D&W Pharmacy- 50 Douglas Ave
Skip’s Pharmacy- 700 Michigan Ave
Model Drug- 35 W 8th St
Paul’s Pharmacy- 803 Lincoln Ave
Holland Dept. of Public Safety- 89 W 8th St

 

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