Recycle! East Lansing, a community recycling event, provides East Lansing residents with a one-stop spot to recycle all of those not-so-easy-to-recycle items and to donate common household items. The 2018 event will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Abbott Center, 1400-1500 Abbot Road. *East Lansing residents must bring proof of residency to the event. Rain or shine!
Fees Required for Some Electronics this Year
Due to rising costs for recycling electronics, there will be a fee this year ($20 each) for recycling television and computer monitors. Cash or check only. All other electronics will be accepted at no charge.
Curbside Collection for Seniors & Disabled
Curbside collection of recyclable items is available on the day of the event for seniors and disabled individuals. Call the East Lansing Prime Time Seniors' Program at (517) 337-1113 by Wednesday, May 30 to schedule a collection.
BWL Rebate for Working Room Air Conditioners
BWL residential electric customers that recycle a working room air conditioner or dehumidifier will receive a $25 rebate. Limit two each per household.
Clothing, Furniture and Household Goods Collection
Volunteers needed! To volunteer, call (517) 337-9459 or send an email to Cathy DeShambo. Volunteers can also sign up online via SignUp.com. All volunteers receive a t-shirt, food and beverages. Interested in serving on the planning committee? Members meet once a month leading up to the event, with some efforts outside of the meeting spent on fundraising. If interested, send an email to Cathy DeShambo.
* Electronics Recycling - Computer accessories, audio / video equipment, handheld devices and office equipment will be accepted free of charge. Due to rising costs for recycling electronics,there will be a fee this year ($20 each) for recycling television and computer monitors.
** Medications and Prescriptions - Community members can properly dispose of prescription or over-the-counter medicine. Vitamins & minerals will not be accepted. Medications from businesses such as doctors office, dental clinic and nursing homes cannot be accepted. Please black out any personal information.
*** Room air conditioners and dehumidifiers (which contain Freon) can be dropped off for recycling for free this year thanks to a donation from the Lansing Board of Water & Light.