Holidays & Events
Center closed Thanksgiving

November 25 | Thanksgiving Pleasantview Drop-off Center CLOSED

curbside pickups delayed @Thanksgiving

Curbside @ Thanksgiving Thursday pickups Friday, Friday pickups Saturday

Center open on Veterans Day

Drop-off Center @ Thanksgiving OPEN Friday and Saturday


November 26  |  Native American Heritage Day Pleasantview Drop-off Center OPEN

November 28  |  Hanukkah Begins No changes to schedules

December 6  |  Hanukkah Ends No changes to schedules

Center OPEN on the holiday

December 24 |  Christmas Eve Pleasantview Drop-off Center OPEN

@ Christmas, all curbside routes on usual days

Curbside @ Christmas All routes served on usual days

Center CLOSED on the holiday

December 25 |  Christmas Pleasantview Drop-off Center CLOSED

Center OPEN on the holiday

December 31 |  New Year's Eve Pleasantview Drop-off Center OPEN

Curbside on usual schedule

Curbside @ New Year's No change to curbside recycling

Center CLOSED on the holiday

January 1 |  New Year's Day Pleasantview Drop-off Center CLOSED

Sale Ends December 1

Fall Compost Sale NOW!

Emmet County's compost is "homegrown," made from local yard waste and food scraps.

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Fall Compost Sale NOW!
Try Our New Game

Know It / Throw It Challenge!

Why is this simple game so satisfying?

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Know It / Throw It Challenge!
Recycling Site Move

Downtown Petoskey Site Closed

See NEWS item below for more info.

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Downtown Petoskey Site Closed
Business Services

Business Services

Start recycling at your work place or improve your existing systems: we make it easy and affordable!

Recycling Food Scraps
Signs & Flyers: Help Your Crew Recycle Right!

Signs & Flyers: Help Your Crew Recycle Right!

Reduce confusion and waste with our signs and flyers!

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Reduce Food Waste

Reduce Food Waste

40% of food in the United States goes to waste. Reduce waste at home and save money with our tips!

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Robots! Trucks! Conveyors! See your recycling system from a new angle...

This video highlights our new line where we sort the containers you recycle. See the whole line in action, including the people, magnet, and robots!

Downtown Petoskey Drop Site Move Update
September 13th at 10:11pm
2020 Emmet County DPW Annual Report
June 22nd at 1:30pm
Call If You Witness Dumping!
January 14th at 3:20pm
Recyclers Fire Up New Sort Line with Robots
October 9th at 3:20pm
Pounds of material recycled since launch in 1990
Percentage of households using the county recycling program
Pounds of food scraps recovered (Begun 2015)
Homes that could be powered with the energy our recycling saves yearly
Vehicles' emissions equivalent to greenhouse gases our recycling prevents