Disposal Options for Household Waste

The City of Sylvan Lake currently participates with West Bloomfield Township in their Household Hazardous (HHW) Waste drop-off in the Spring and Fall.  Watch for newsbytes and check the website calendar for details.  However, you may find the following list helpful to dispose of items on a more regular basis.

Drop-off Recycling Centers (contact individual site for details)
Great Lakes Recycling, Roseville, www.go-glr.com
RRRASOC, Southfield, www.rrrasoc.org
Royal Oak Recycling, Royal Oak and White Lake, www.royaloakrecycling.com
SOCRRA, Troy, www.socrra.org
Veolia Transfer Station, Pontiac, 248-451-1570
ERG Environmental Services, Livonia, 734-513-8225 www.ergenvironmental.com 

Paint
Latex paint can be dried to a solid and thrown out with your regular trash. It must be completely dried out. You can use kitty litter to speed up this process, or there is also a product at hardware/home improvement stores called waste paint hardener that can be added.

Motor oil
Check with local oil change facilities or discount auto stores.

Automotive batteries
Check with discount auto stores or the store you purchased a new battery from.

Computer, televisions and other computer and electronic equipment
Best Buy-contact local store
Classic Computer Recovery -734-293-5857
Computer Recyclers of Michigan -248-705-6174
Eagle Valley Recycle & Disposal Center-248-391-0990
Environmental Recycling Group -734-437-9650
IRWS-800-440-1641
Office Depot -contact local store
Royal Oak Recycling -248-541-4020 (Royal Oak), 248-387-5555 (White Lake)

Prescription Drugs
Oakland County Sheriff's Office -Operation Medicine Cabinet-248-975-9700

Compact Fluorescent Lights
Home Depot-contact local store
Lowe's -contact local store

This list is provided for information only. It is not all-inclusive, nor are these companies endorsed by the City of Sylvan Lake . Residents should contact companies for additional information about company disposal practices and charges that may apply.