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Department of Public Health

Waste Management

ecoOttawa | Appliances | Consumer Electronics & Televisions | Recycling


For a fee, Ottawa County offers residential recycling at the Resource Recover Service Centers. The annual fee is $50. More information is available on the membership form. For additional recycling information call 616-393-5645.

Our Centers Accept
  • Newspaper, office paper, discarded mail, paperboard, corrugated
    cardboard, books, magazines, phone books and brown paper bags
  • Metals, steel “tin” and aluminum cans, including empty aerosol
  • Clear and colored glass
  • Plastics #’s 1-7
  • Plastic Bags #’s 2 and 4 at Georgetown and Holland locations only

    Please clean all food containers and remove lids and labels

Consumer Electronics & Televisions

The Department of Public Health accepts consumer electronics and televisions for recycling and safe disposal a the Holland, Grand Haven and Georgetown locations of the Resource Recovery Centers. Electronics often contain hazardous materials that should not be landfilled or incinerated, and contain precious metals, glass, and plastics that should be recycled. Computer equipment can also be recycled at any local Goodwill location through a new computer recycling partnership between Goodwill and Dell. If you are recycling a computer that is a Pentium III 500 with a 6 gig hard drive, please consider calling MacMedia in Holland at (616) 355-3301. They accept and refurbish used computers and provide them to low income families.

Appliance DisposalAppliance Disposal

Disposal of appliances is a concern within Ottawa County. Appliances such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, and freezers need to be disposed of properly. Although the Ottawa County Department of Public Health does not offer any appliance disposal programs, there are other environmentally responsible options. Residents can call Black River Recycling & Supply, (616) 396-8587, for information about disposing of their appliances.

12251 James Street
Holland, MI 49424
Phone: (616) 396-5266
FAX: (616) 393-5643
Clinic FAX: (616) 393-5659
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Other Locations

Grand Haven
1207 South Beechtree Street
Suite B
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 846-8360
Fax: (616) 844-1778
Monday: 8am-6pm
Wednesday: 8am-5pm
Friday: by appointment only
Closed: 12pm-1pm

3100 Port Sheldon Road
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Phone: (616) 669-0040
FAX: (616) 669-3039
Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm