Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at US Ecology of Detroit, located at 2000 East Ferry Street, Detroit, MI, 48211
(800) 592-5489. This service is FREE for residents of Madison Heights.

Dropoff hours are on Thursdays from 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM, and every fourth Saturday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Appointments are no longer necessary!

Accepted Items


  • Flammable liquids, corrosive acids, motor oil
  • Oil based paint, paint thinners, paint removers
  • Poisons
  • Solvents, wood preservatives
  • Weed and feed, fungicides, pesticides, herbicides

Click HERE for a full list.

Latex Paint


Latex paint is not a household hazardous waste. To dispose of latex paint, take the lid off, and let paint completely harden and set out with your regular trash with the lids off.