Berrien County is home to 2 solid waste landfills:

Prohibited Items

Residential customers are prohibited from disposing the following items into Solid Waste Landfills in Michigan:

  • Beverage Containers - 1 gallon or less and are either soft drink, non-alcoholic carbonated drink, beer/malt drink, or mixed wine/spirit drink.
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Used Oil
  • Whole Motor Vehicle Tires
  • Yard Clippings - defined as grass clippings, vegetable or other garden debris, shrubbery, or tree trimmings less than 4 feet long and 2 inches in diameter that can be composted

Visit the Michigan website or call the Environmental Assistance Center at 800-662-9278 for more details about these and other landfill prohibited waste materials.