You can get rid of a lot of troublesome waste materials this Saturday. Here is the information from the Calhoun County Public Health Department:


Electronics and Styrofoam Collection Announced


Now that spring has arrived and everyone is busy with their spring cleaning, Calhoun County and the City of Battle Creek are partnering to offer a free electronics and Styrofoam #6 collection to help residents recycle these items and keep them out of the landfill.  The Calhoun County Public Health Department and City of Battle Creek invite you to our collection on:


Saturday, May 16, 2015

City of Battle Creek Department of Public Works

150 S. Kendall St.

Battle Creek, MI 49037

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The following items will be accepted at the collection:

  • Computers and Computer Equipment
  • Laptops
  • LCD Monitors
  • CRT Monitors
  • Printers
  • Wires and Cords
  • Computer Peripherals
  • Copy/Fax Machines
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • LCD Televisions
  • Plasma Televisions
  • Tube Televisions
  • Game Consoles
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Lamps
  • Small Kitchen Appliances and Electronics
  • Other items with a Cord
  • Car Batteries
  • Batteries
  • Styrofoam #6


This collection is for a specific type of styrofoam called polystyrene.  Polystyrene usually has the number 6 embossed on the material. Polystyrene is typically used in foam cups, plates, egg cartons, and packing material. Foam packing peanuts and construction foam cannot be accepted as they are made out of a different type of foam. All material brought to the collection must be clean. Dirty or soiled material cannot be accepted.


For further information please contact the Calhoun County Public Health Department at (269) 969-6341.