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.
- Get FREE lids for your green totes (while supplies last).
Lids are available to help contain materials in the green totes, and, thanks to a grant from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, they are available free while supplies last.The lids are available for pick up
- from the Department of Public Works (DPW) Administrative Offices in the County Building in downtown Petoskey 8:30-4:30 weekdays and
- at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center at 7363 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs from 8:00-4:00 weekdays and 8:00-3:00 on Saturdays.
ECR notes that some residents have green totes for which no lids are available, but these totes can be traded in for totes with lids if a resident prefers. The two types of totes in use are most easily identified by the number of handles molded into the rims:
- 2 handles in the rim (on each of the far ends): the manufacturer does not make a lid for these totes
- 4 handles in the