Trash Pick-Up

Trash Pick-Up


April 29, 2020 Update: One large item for pickup - One time per month - resumes June 01, 2020.
This service is temporarily suspended due to CDC guidelines.

Trash Collection Alert - New CDC Regulation

We have received communication from Area Waste.

Regulations and recommendations issued by the CDC on waste pickup.  ALL waste needs to be bagged and tied.  NO loose trash.  Minimize interaction with public 6 feet distance.  Area Waste is also using protective gear and disinfecting their trucks after each run.
Thank you for your cooperation

Schedule for trash pick:
The schedule for trash pick up will  be as follows:
Residents living East of I-75 will have trash pickup on Wednesdays.
Residents living West of I-75 will have trash pickup on Mondays.

Holiday trash pick up:
Holidays to move the trash collection days to Tuesday and Thursday when they land on Monday
or Wednesday are:  Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Christmas and New Years Day.

New Trash Barrels available:
96 gallon size @ $60 each 15 yr warranty

Contact Waste Provider with any questions or concerns:
Phone: 231-680-4285
Scott Matley:  231-258-4503

Cost per month:

The monthly cost for Township wide residential trash pick-up are as follows:

  • Year 2016 - $ 7.28 per month                              Year 2021 - $  7.59 per month
  • Year 2017 - $  7.28 per month                             Year 2022 - $  7.59 per month
  • Year 2018 - $  7.38 per month                             Year 2023 - $  7.90 per month
  • Year 2019 - $  7.59 per month                             Year 2024 - $  8.00 per month
  • Year 2020 - $  7.59 per month

How much trash is allowed to be set out to the road?
Per the contract with Area Waste, up to (5) 30 gallon bags are allowed to be put out.  No bag is allowed to weigh more than 40 pounds.
IMPORTANT  On the FIRST pickup of each new month - you will be allowed to set out one large item for pickup.

What trash is NOT allowed to be set out to the road? (Solid Waste Law)
Freon, ashes, yard waste, construction materials, and hazardous waste (chemicals & paint, etc.)

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