Hazardous Waste
Our's to Protect imageEach year the City holds an annual Household Hazardous Waste Day where residents are encouraged to bring hazardous waste to City Yards for proper disposal. The cost for this program is figured into the monthly price for weekly solid waste collection.

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Fall 2018 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection

Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 8:00am-2:00pm
650 Doheny Dr / Northville DPW Yard
(Seven Mile West to Northville Road. Turn right on Northville Road to Doheny Dr.)

This event is open to residents of the Northville Township, City of Northville, and Livonia residents only.

Examples of Acceptable Items

This event is for the disposal of residential hazardous waste only. The wastes that will be accepted at this event are listed below:​
  • Aerosol cans, any household chemicals
  • Antifreeze/Transmission Fluid
  • Batteries: Automobile/Household/Marine
  • Caustic/Acids
  • Computer Equipment/Modem/Printers
  • Compact Spiral/Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Electronics; keyboards, mouse, cell phones
  • Expired Medicine*
  • Fax machines, VCR's and televisions
  • Fuel oil/Gasoline/Gasoline and Oil Mixes
  • Herbicides/Insecticides/Fungicides/Pesticides
  • Kerosene
  • Medical Waste (sharp items in containers only)
  • Mercury items and mercury-contaminated debris
  • Oil based Paints/Stains**
  • Primers/Turpentine/Varnishes
  • Propane Tanks1# and 20#
* Expired Medicine can be taken to the Northville Township Police Department at anytime.

** Latex (water-based) paint may be disposed of on your trash collection day if prepared correctly.
Proper disposal of paint requires the lids to be removed (put in trash receptacle) and allow the paint to dry out prior to disposal. (Placing clean kitty litter in the paint speeds up the drying process.) Put open cans of treated paint beside your trash, not in your trash.