Household Hazardous Waste


household hazardous waste drop-off will end for the season on Friday, oct. 2. Service will resume on Monday, march 1, 2021. beginning with the 2021 season, there will be a $5 fee for drop off.

Livonia residents can drop off their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronic Waste (E-Waste) from March 1 to the first Friday in October at ERG Environmental Services (ERG), 13040 Merriman Road, located on the east side of the street, just north of Industrial Drive.

Residents are able to deliver their HHW and E-Waste items to ERG during the following times:

Residents may now drop off their hazardous waste Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ERG has implemented a no-touch receiving protocol that allows ERG employees to safely receive HHW from residents while still observing social distancing recommendations. Specific instructions on drop off procedures are posted on the receiving door to read and follow.

Residents delivering waste items will be asked to verify City of Livonia residency.

City of Livonia residents may drop off up to a maximum of 100 lbs. of HHW and E-Waste items, for example:

  • Up to 100 lbs. of HHW and no E-waste.
  • Up to 100 lbs. of combined HHW and E-Waste.
  • Up to 100 lbs. of E-waste and no HHW.    

Drop off is free up to 100 lbs. maximum.  Residents will pay 75 cents per pound over 100 lbs.

For more information, please visit ERG or contact the City of Livonia Department of Public Works at (734) 466-2655.

Items accepted:

Oil-based paintsMotor OilBrake Fluid
StainPool ChemicalsUsed Computers
Paint ThinnersMedicationsPrinters
HerbicidesAmmoniaAerosol Cans
Household CleanersAntifreezeSolvents
BatteriesTransmission FluidWood Stripper

Used needles – Must be in hard rigid containers

Mercury – Devices such as thermostats and thermometers that contain Mercury are 75 cents per pound

Latex paint - Disposal fee is 75 cents per pound

Household hazardous waste events (all events canceled for 2020 due to covid-19)