• Medication Disposal Event at the Michigan State Capitol, Lansing, Sept. 28th

    People dressed in white pharmacists coats under a tent outside, collecting medication for disposal

    Clean out your medicine cabinets and bring your unwanted medications to the collection event at the Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The collection runs from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Walk up to the main tent near the capital stairs or participate using the drive through just south of the Michigan Ave. and Capitol Ave. intersection. Look for the awning.  Collected drugs will be destroyed through incineration.

    Visit for details about what is and is not accepted, and the 11 a.m. press event. 

    For more disposal options, search the EGLE Interactive Drug Take Back Map.  

  • COVID-19 EGLE Information and Updates
  • Report Environmental Emergency 24/7; Call 800-292-4706

  • Need Environmental Assistance? Call 800-662-9278

  • EGLE FOIA Request Center

  • EGLE Calendar, Events and Training

  • EGLE Job Openings

  • Michigan's State of the Great Lakes 2020 Report

    Michigan State of tge Great Lakes 2020 ReportThe Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's (EGLE) Office of the Great Lakes released the 2020 State of the Great Lakes report, which provides a deep dive into efforts underway by the state and its many partners to drive progress toward addressing the challenges facing the lakes and Michigan water resources. 

  • EGLE Classroom Website

    School's back in session! As students settle in for a new school year, EGLE is providing a variety of educational resources through its EGLE Classroom initiative that teachers and parents can use to supplement school lessons all year long.


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