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PO Box 1018 Howell, MI 48844

A Non-Profit Recycling Organization Serving Livingston County Since 1989


Nonprofit organization that started in 1989. The purpose of this website is to provide information about how to use our facility and encourage other people to volunteer, make donations, and get involved. Recycle Livingston needs donations and memberships in order to survive.

Membership Fees

Senior Household $22/yr
Regular Household $27/yr
Small Business Membership $87/yr

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Recycling Hours

Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Every Wednesday 11:00am - 5:30pm

Holiday Hours Note: Recycle Livingston will be open on all of the holiday weekends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and the Wednesday before Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

View What Goes Where? to see instructions.

Unscheduled Site Closures

If the public schools are closed due to weather, we close.. Recycle Livingston may also close due to weather conditions, including but not limited to: severe heat (heat index in the 90's); thunderstorms/tornado warnings; severe cold (zero wind chill or single digit temps). When these or other questionable weather conditions exist, call the office before coming to the site.

Interesting Recycling Facts

Plastic Triangle

Notice: Recycling triangle must contain #1 through #7

Office Hours

Recycle Livingston employees mostly work part time. If you need to speak with someone during non-site hours, please call ahead to make sure that someone will be there. The telephone number is 1-517-548-4439. If you notice that someone is there, you are welcome to stop by the white office trailer. When we are there, we try to leave the small gate open or half gate open for office traffic.

Business members may recycle during office hours. Please call ahead to make sure we are there. Sometimes we need to do errands.

How to Find Us

We are located at 170 Catrell Street in Howell, Michigan. Please note that the Catrell Street address is our physical site only. Mail sent to the Catrell Street address will be returned by the Post Office as undeliverable. Our mailing address is indicated at the top of each of our web pages.

The site is North of Grand River, between National and Chilson, behind the Dollar General and Grundy Ace Hardware stores. Big Lots is on the opposite side of Grand River.

Shredding Day The next Shredding Day is on Saturday, April 19, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. View for detailed information.

New Program(s)

April 26, 2014, Seed Swap Event in Honor of Earth Day April 26, 2014, Seed Swap Event in Honor of Earth Day

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Recycle Livingston will host its first Seed Swap event in honor of Earth Day. The First Earth Day celebration happened on April 22, 1970, and people all over the world have celebrated it ever since. This event is free and open to the public. This event will take place rain or shine at Recycle Livingston, 170 Catrell, Howell, MI 48843 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is always fun to see what turns up at a free swap event. Please bring your garden seeds to swap with others. Please do not take more seeds than you bring. Please package these appropriately in small bottles or envelopes so that they can easily be traded. Please label them clearly.

Arbor Day Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

On Friday, April 25, 2014, in recognition of Arbor Day, Recycle Livingston and the City of Howell will host site a Tree Planting Ceremony. The City of Howell Department of Public Works will coordinate this event. This event is free and open to the public and it will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A third grade class from Southeast Elementary School will come by to help plant the trees. Jeremy Hertz, Tree Doctor, will speak to the group.

Effective immediately, members can bring all electronics, big and small, to Recycle Livingston at no additional charge. Nonmembers who pay the $3 gate fee can also bring all electronics, big and small, at no additional charge. All household appliances are accepted including laptops, computer towers, keyboards, printers, monitors, routers, all televisions, stereo equipment, VCRs, DVD players and microwaves. Stoves, dishwashers, washers and dryers as well as refrigerators, air conditioners, and all Freon-containing units, that are difficult to dispose of, are also accepted. We also accept cassette tapes, videotapes, and DVD's. All electronics and appliances are sent to various certified recycling facilities for responsible processing and recycling. If you have any questions, please call Recycle Livingston at 1-517-548-4439.