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. 

                                                   **UPDATE**
                       FALL 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Event

Friday, September 25, 2020   1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Household Waste Collection, Electronic Waste Recycling & Shredding

Saturday, September 26, 2020  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Household Waste Collection, Electronic Waste Recycling, Shredding & St. Vincent dePaul will be on-site for a Donation Drive.

  • Click here for a list of acceptable items
  • No business or commercial waste or shredding
  • No appointment required for either drop-off event
  • Both drop-off dates are open to West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake & Sylvan Lake residents (ID Required)

Shut-In Service 
On Friday, September 25th, township staff will pick-up waste from West Bloomfield Residents who are home-bound.  Restrictions apply.  Please call (248) 451-4819 or email hhw@wbtownship.org for eligibility requirements or to schedule and appointment.  **Please note, appointments can only be scheduled between September 4th and 25th as they are scheduled on a first come, first served basis**


To participate in this free community event, you must be a West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake or Sylvan Lake 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".
How to pack your vehicle properly for the event
2020 Event Flyer
For more information, contact Kathy Sederlund | (248) 451-4819 or the Planning & Development Services Department directly | (248) 451-4818
HHW Hotline opens approximately three (3) weeks prior to each event | (248) 451-4834 | hhw@wbtownship.org