Projects/Events

Southwest Michigan Solid Waste Consortium

Please contact the member counties contact for more information about a collection near you.

2018: The SWMSWC has applied for the 2018 MDEQ Scrap Tire Grant for a 7th year. Grant recipients will be announced in early 2018.

2017:  Member Counties had another successful Scrap Tire collection series that was funded my the MDEQ Scrap Tire Cleanup Grant.  Member Counties filled 18 trailers and collected a total of 14,281 partial tire equivalent (PTE).

In March 2017, the SWMSWC became a Recycle, MI Partner. Recycle, MI is a marketing campaign developed by the Michigan Recycling Coalition to raise awareness of and participation in recycling programs across the state. Recycle, MI is a vital part of contributing to the quality of life we value, the jobs and economy we grow, and the natural resources we strive to conserve and protect. Everyone lives in Recycle, MI. Check out the SWMSWC Facebook page for Recycle, MI action!

Past Regional Projects/Events

2013 – 2016:

  • Clean Sweep Pesticide collection, helping to protect the state’s natural resources and prevent agriculture pollution by ensuring the safe and proper disposal of outdated, unused or unwanted pesticides in Michigan

2012 – 2016

  • Summer Scrap Tire Clean-up Event

2009 :

  • Unwanted TV and Computer Collection due to the digital switch of TVs. This event generated 141,000 lbs!

Other Events

For other upcoming events, please contact the appropriate Consortium member.

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