Poisons, solvents, heavy metals, and other toxic products should never be poured down a drain or thrown into the trash. Instead, use up toxic products completely according to the label. These items will only be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Receiving Facility at 2000 E. Ferry Street (near the I-75 and I-94 freeways). Individuals can call (313) 923-2240 to schedule a time to bring household hazardous materials (HHW) to the facility, which is open year round Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This facility is open to Detroit residents ONLY! There is no charge!

Residents can take these items to the HHW facility:
 Household Batteries
 Home Office Equipment
 Electronics Car Equipment
 (Batteries, brake fluid, fuel, kerosene, motor oil, filters, etc.)

 Cleansers & Polishes
 Fertilizers, Pesticides and Weed Killers
 Home Repair Products (glues & caulk)
 Mercury Thermometers
 Paint Thinners, Solvents & Varnishes
 Wood Preservatives
 Fluorescent Light Bulbs

 The facility will not accept:
 Unknown or Unlabeled Wastes
 Commercially Generated Wastes
 Smoke Detectors
 Radioactive Materials
 Shock-sensitive Materials

Sponsored by Greater Detroit Resource Recovery Authority with assistance and support from EQ Detroit, Inc.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Receiving Facility
 2000 E. Ferry
 (near the I-75 and I-94 freeways)
 (313) 923-2240 or (313) 876-0148

 Call to schedule a time to bring materials.