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Recycling Mini-Grants Available Now!

Barry County Solid Waste Oversight Committee offers mini-grants to start or expand recycling programs.  To apply, download and complete the application document above and return it to or mail to Barry County Recycling Coordinator, 1611 S. Hanover St., Suite 105, Hastings, MI 49058

Community Events

Household Hazardous Waste & Tire Collection Events

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 9AM - 1PM
  • Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 9AM - 1PM

Barry County holds two Household Hazardous Waste, Tire, and Medicine Collections each year. These collections take place in the spring and fall at the Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37, Hastings. The collections are sponsored by the Barry County Solid Waste Oversight Committee with support from the Barry County Fair Board, Waste Management, BEDHD, Barry County Substance Abuse Task Force, Sheriff’s Department, Hastings PADNOS, and local pharmacies.

For more information regarding what materials are accepted and how to handle non-accepted materials, visit the Household Hazardous Waste page.