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The ECR Insider

One of the new household recycling carts goes high in the air as it is emptied with Nick Guymer of Emmet County Recycling at the helm.

The New Carts: Early Stats and User Tips

Thu, August 25, 2016 3:15PM

Now that the new black-and-bright-green curbside recycling carts have been in place a full month, Emmet County Recycling staff is offering an initial report on the project.   Residents’ response to the carts has been very positive.  Both Denny Keiser, …
Barbara Martin (right) and sons Steven (left) and Andrew Wallace, of Little Traverse Township, streamlined their home recycling system with their new cart.  Andrew, formerly head of hauling, retired when Steven (left) got his driver's license.  But now that they are using curbside service, no driving is necessary: Steven recycles "from the comfort of my own home."  Mom is shown "supervising."

Household Recycling Carts Receive Warm Welcome

Tue, August 16, 2016 11:14AM

Emmet County Recycling’s new household paper recycling carts have been welcomed with open arms—and open garage doors and gates–by residents of the five communities served by the program’s curbside recycling service.  In late June over 7,000 of the black carts …
tires web

Help clean up our landscape! Free tire drop-off funded by grant in Emmet County!

Thu, June 9, 2016 9:27AM

Emmet County Recycling (ECR) will be accepting tires for FREE under a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality starting on May 25th, 2016. The goal of the grant is to incentivize the removal of abandoned tires …

2016 Holiday Schedule

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