TRASH PICKUP IS PROVIDED WEEKLY ON FRIDAY. RECYCLING PICKUP IS PROVIDED EVERY OTHER WEEK. If a holiday falls on or before your scheduled day, pickup will be one (1) day later than normal. OBSERVED HOLIDAYS ARE: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Only these holidays will cause your pickup day to be moved back by one day.
(The recycling schedule has changed to North of Lapeer Road and South of Lapeer Road. Please view the recycling calendar for your scheduled dates).
All materials should be set at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of pickup. Notify Emterra of any large items (mattresses, stoves, refrigerators, etc.) to be picked up. Call 1-877-609-6753 before your pick up day so arrangements can be made. Containers should not weigh more than fifty (50) pounds each. Latex paint needs to be dried with kitty litter or sand. Place the paint can out to the curb with the lid removed.
YARD WASTE INFORMATION
Yard waste collection is provided the first Friday in April through the last Friday in November. Place yard waste in brown kraft bags or in a container clearly marked “Yard Waste”; stickers are no longer necessary. Branches no more than two (2) inches in diameter must be tied and bundled, nothing longer than four (4) feet in length. Bundles and containers must weigh under 50 pounds. No tree stumps or trunks are accepted. NO plastic bags. Yard waste is picked up every week during seasonal pickup.
All items can be placed in one container; plastic and cans can be crushed to conserve room. Glass jars & bottles, aluminum cans, foil & pie tins, tin or steel cans, cereal boxes, paper towel rolls, etc, cardboard (flatten all boxes), telephone books, junk mail, plastic bottles & containers (no cooking oil or motor oil containers), magazines & catalogs, newspaper & inserts, office paper & file folders and paper bags are acceptable items. NO broken glass, windows, Styrofoam, electronics, ceramics or dishes, food waste, used pizza boxes, plastic grocery bags, hazardous waste containers, yard waste, etc.
Recycling bins are available for $10 each at Emterra, please call 1-877-609-6753.