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The ECR Insider

ECR Leader Presents at National Recycling Conference

Thu, September 7, 2017 9:46AM

Elisa Seltzer (third from left), Director of Emmet County Recycling (DPW), participates in a plenary panel at the Resource Recycling Conference.
The Resource Recycling Conference is THE recycling conference of the year.  The 2017 Conference was held in Minneapolis MN, …

Emmet Recyclers Honored by National Recycling Organization

Tue, August 29, 2017 12:10PM

Emmet County Recycling (ECR) was recognized by the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) in the “Outstanding Community/Government Program” category on Monday night, August 28, 2017.  The NRC awards were presented at the Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis, MN.  Representing ECR at …

Economy Focus of Legislators’ Tour of Recycling Center

Mon, August 28, 2017 12:10PM

With Governor Snyder and the MDEQ expected to propose legislation to strengthen recycling in Michigan this fall, State Senator Wayne Schmidt and Lee Chatfield, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Michigan House of Representatives toured the Emmet County Pleasantview Road Drop-off …

2018 Events and Holiday Schedule

FREE Christmas Tree Recycling @ Emmet County Drop-off Center
Dec 26 2017 – Jan 31 2018 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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