Recycling Events & Special Collection Programs

Local Events & Programs

Other recycling and environment related events that are open to the public are listed here ordered by date. Click each individual event for more information. 

Document Destruction Day 

Annual free confidential shredding event at Friedland Industries. Usually held on a Saturday in April.

String Light Collection Program 

ECDRR program hosted by CARA (Charlotte Area Recycling Authority), held during the sites regular hours of operation (Tuesdays & Saturdays 8 am - 12 pm and Thursdays 2 pm - 6 pm) from 12/12/2020 - 1/23/2021. For more information view the collection flyer here

2021 Resource Recovery Events

ECDRR organizes three annual events per year to accommodate the proper disposal of wastes such as:

  • Medications
  • Electronics
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Scrap Tires

These events are open to all Eaton County residence but do require specific event registration for attendance. Registration will be available online or by phone. Events are held annually in May, June, and August. Specific dates for the 2021 year will be announced in January, 2021 and registration will open in February, 2021. 


ECDRR is always looking for volunteers to help make these events happen! There are only two restrictions: volunteers must be at least 16 years old and must have a volunteer application form on file (can be filled out the day of the event).