Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
West Bloomfield is proud to offer its residents two (2) annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events during the Spring & Fall of each calendar year. The events allow the community a legal and cost-free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular curbside collection. 

                                   Exciting Changes for 2021!
- Shredding will no longer be offered as a part of our HHW events
    - Three (3) separate Shredding events will be offered
    - The City of Keego Harbor will be joining our community events
    - There will be a Senior Citizen drop off night for the HHW events

Shredding Days:
  Saturday, April 17, 2021
  Saturday, July 31, 2021
  Saturday, November 6, 2021
  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  Civic Center Complex - 4550 Walnut Lake Road
A mobile ON-SITE paper shredding company will provide secure destruction of personal, financial, medical and legal residential documents.  Open to residents of all four communities, no appointments.

HHW - Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off:
  Spring: Saturday, May 1, 2021
   Fall: Saturday, October 2, 2021
   9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  Civic Center Complex - 4550 Walnut Lake Road
Drop-Off event for the collection of both residential Hazardous Waste and E-Waste   (Electronics).  Open to residents of all four communities, no appointments.

HHW - Shut-In Appointments:

  Spring: Friday, April 30, 2021
   Fall: Friday, October 1, 2021
A limited amount of appointments are available to homebound West Bloomfield residents who are unable to drive to the HHW Events.  Township staff will pick-up both residential hazardous waste and e-waste.

HHW - Senior Drop-Off:
  Spring: Friday, April 30, 2021
   Fall:  Friday, October 1, 2021
   4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
   Civic Center Complex - 4550 Walnut Lake Road
Senior Citizens from all four communities may drop off both residential hazardous waste and e-waste.  No appointments

  • Click here for a list of acceptable items
  • No business or commercial waste or shredding

 To participate in this free community event, you must be a West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake or Keego Harbor resident. 

What is Hazardous Waste?

  • Products containing toxic chemicals like cleaning products, solvents, pesticides, oil-based paints and weed killer. 
  • Batteries,  Light bulbs, fire extinguishers & smoke alarms.
  • Expired Medication
Why shouldn't Hazardous Waste be disposed of with your trash or flushed down the toilet or sink?
  • These products can be a threat to living beings
  • These products can pollute the air, water and soil
How to Identify Hazardous Waste.
  • Look for key words on containers such as "Danger", "Caution", "Poison", "Flammable", "Corrosive" or "Use in Well Ventilated Area".
For more information, contact or the Planning & Development Services Department directly | (248) 451-4818 or Email