Household Hazardous Waste
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, and local pharmacies.
- 2022 Dates in May and September TBA
x latex paint
x propane tanks
x commercially generated waste
x radioactive material
x unknown wastes
x tires heavily caked with dirt
x console and projection televisions
x speakers in wooden cases
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:
- ACE Hardware, Hastings 269-945-2003;
- Diamond Propane, Woodland 269-367-9700;
- Ferrellgas, Hastings 269-945-2102;
- Kent Oil and Propane, Nashville 517-852-9210.
- 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 it's contents and will remove the hazardous waste following Department of Transportation (DOT) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations.
- Electronics - see section below (includes console and projection televisions and speakers in wooden cases)
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