Reduce Reuse Recycle Day

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
lake Michigan college, 2755  E. Napier ave., Benton harbor

Enter campus from Napier Ave. and follow the event signs to the parking lot south of the Mendel Center.

accepted items:

Household Chemicals: Home/garden/garage chemicals, used motor oil & filters, yard & garden chemicals, antifreeze, gasoline, stain, oil-based paint, varnish, household & car batteries, cleaners, paint thinner, unwanted pills and other medications, medical needles/sharps, mercury items, compact fluorescent light bulbs & tubes, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, small 1-lb propane cylinders, adhesives, driveway sealer & more. 

Electronics ($10/computer monitor and $20/television fees apply, payment due at the event)

Magazines & Catalogs 

Books (soft & hard cover, for reuse - NO binders or notebooks) 

Shoes (all types, for reuse, must be in good condition, in pairs) 

Foam/Polystyrene (ice chests, foam cups, clean foam "to-go" containers, egg cartons, foam blocks; NOT ACCEPTED packing peanuts, soft foam, or building material) 

Eye Glasses 


Plastic Grocery Bags (must be clean and empty) 

American Flags 

Personal Documents for Free, On-site Shredding 

 Thank you to our 2019 RRR day business partners!

  • Document Shredding: Kent Record Management, 1994 Plaza Dr., Benton Harbor, 269-926-4100.
  • Electronics: Green Earth Electronics Recycling, 4200 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, 269-326-1232,
  • Household Chemicals: ERG Environmental Services, 13040 Merriman, Livonia, MI, 734-437-9650.
  • Magazines & Catalogs: Republic Services, 7227 Reliable Path, Stevensville, 800-677-1083.
  • Books & Shoes: Goodwill of Southwest Michigan,
  • Foam/Polystyrene: Dart Container, Lansing, MI,
  • Eye Glasses: local Lions Club
  • Bicycles: Cycle-Re-Cycle,
  • Plastic Grocery Bags: Martins Supermarket, St. Joseph
  • American Flags: Scouts Troop 624 will respectfully retire the collected American flags.