Household Hazardous Waste
2023 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Dates
- Spring - Saturday, June 3, 9 AM - 1 PM, Barry Expo Center
- Fall - Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 1 PM, Barry Expo Center
- Summer - Saturday, July 15, 9 AM - 1 PM, Village of Nashville Transfer Station
Barry County holds two Household Hazardous Waste and tire collection events each year in spring and fall at the Barry County Expo Center.
Sponsored by the Barry County Solid Waste Oversight Committee with support from the Barry County Fair Board, Waste Management, Barry Eaton District Health Department, Barry County Substance Abuse Task Force, Sheriff's Department, Hastings PADNOS, and local pharmacies.
x latex paint
x propane tanks
x commercially generated waste
x radioactive material
x freon containing devices
x unknown wastes
x tires heavily caked with dirt
Handling materials on the NOT ACCEPTED list.
- Asbestos - Hastings Landfill accepts friable and non-friable asbestos. Call for handling instructions 269-948-6605
- Latex Paint - Dried latex paint can be disposed of with your regular household trash. To dry it mix with kitty litter, shredded newspaper or sawdust. Let dry completely before adding to waste container.
- Propane Tanks - Return used propane tanks to a propane dealer in your area for safe disposal.
Barry County Propane Companies:
- Ferrellgas, Hastings 269-945-2102
- Commercially generated waste - contact waste haulers in your area. You can find this information by clicking here.
- Radioactive material - depending on the material, it may be necessary to contact the manufacturer directly for disposal instructions.
- Explosives - Barry County Sheriff's Department, Hastings 269-948-4801. Call for handling instructions.
- Unknown waste - consult with a hazardous waste company in your area that handles unidentified wastes. Look for a disposal company that will follow EPA-compliant procedures on unknown wastes; be certain a certified technician takes a small sample, properly identifies it and its contents and will remove the hazardous waste following Department of Transportation (DOT) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations.
E-waste consists of the many components we have plugged in around the house; TVs, computers/laptops, computer monitors, miscellaneous cords, mice, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax machines, tablets/e-readers, music players, game consoles, cable/satellite boxes, small kitchen appliances, curling irons, etc.
www.padnos.com | (269) 945-3054
Open to the public Monday – Friday: 8AM – 4PM
Call to confirm accepted items
Additional E-Waste Resources:
- Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) - Electronic Waste Takeback Program
- Best Buy
- Office Depot
- Electronics Take Back Coalition