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Posted on: September 30, 2018

[ARCHIVED] County Clean-up Day October 20, 2018 at EMU Rynearson Stadium

Men working at Environmental Clean Up Day at EMU

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works, the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner, and community partners will be sponsoring an upcoming Environmental Clean-up Day. This event provides an opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted household items in a safe and sustainable manner.

Event details

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Parking lot across the street from Eastern Michigan University's Rynearson Stadium, 799 N. Hewitt, Ypsilanti 

See the event flyer.

What to bring 

  • Tires
  • Scrap metal
  • Appliances (washers, dryers, air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Household hazardous materials (cleaning supplies, motor oil, pesticides, mercury, paint, etc.)
  • Electronic equipment (computers, televisions, toasters, etc.)
  • Bulky household items (mattresses, furniture, etc.)
  • Construction and demolition waste (drywall, concrete, wood, bricks, etc.)
  • Styrofoam
  • Traditional recyclable materials (glass, cardboard, plastic, paper, metal)

What not to bring

Household garbage and driveway concrete/asphalt will not be accepted at this event. 


The Clean-up Day event is free, but there is a suggested $10 donation per car to help decrease disposal costs and to help maintain this community collection event. Residents can bring up to four tires for free, but a $5 donation is suggested for each additional tire. Residents can also bring one television, appliance or computer, but a $10 donation is suggested for each additional item.

Who can participate

This is a service for Washtenaw County residents only, funded and coordinated by the Solid Waste Division of the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Board of Public Works, Eastern Michigan University, City of Ann Arbor, Superior Township, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. All Washtenaw County residents are welcome and encouraged to attend. This collection is intended for residential use only – please, no businesses.

More information

For more information, please visit or call the Solid Waste Division of the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner at (734) 222-3810.

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