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Got Curbside Recycling? We’ve Got 3 Tips for Winter Recycling!

Mon, January 9, 2017 4:04PM

From a media release distributed 1/9/2017   Piles of snow at the curb and high winds can make recycling in winter awkward.  The staff of Emmet County Recycling offers the following simple tips to smooth the way ’til spring.   …
Douglas Giem, Steward, with hoppers full of the Casino's mixed containers for recycling and Sally Strauss, Executive Steward, and one the the buffet's food waste collection carts.

Casino Wins 2016 Recycler of the Year Award

Thu, December 15, 2016 4:31PM

From ECR Press Release December 15, 2016   Emmet County’s 2016 Recycler of the Year Award winner began recycling long before they opened for business.  “During construction—begun in 2005—one of the requirements the Tribe had was that everything that was …
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, …

2017 Holiday Schedule

FREE Christmas Tree Recycling @ Emmet County Drop-off Center
Dec 26 2016 – Jan 31 2017 all-day
The trees are chipped and then either composted or sold as mulch, so: only real, natural trees are accepted no trees with faux snow (flocking) remove the stand, please remove all ornaments, please remove any[...]

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