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The ECR Insider

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ECR Director Moves On After Three Decades

Thu, January 17, 2019 3:27PM

Elisa Seltzer, Recycling Rock Star
From ECR’s January 17, 2019 Media Release “We always recycle! We love what you do! Thank you for doing such a great job!” The staff of Emmet County Recycling (ECR) hears this kind of thing …
drop-site recycling bin

Did Drop-site Vandal Have a Message?

Fri, December 28, 2018 2:17PM

Recycling program staff from Emmet County found extensive spray painting on a “mixed-containers” (bottles, jugs, jars, cups, trays, etc.) recycling bin located at the drop site behind Toski-Sands Plaza in Petoskey Monday morning. But, they report, the vandal may have …
tired Christmas tree

FREE Christmas Tree Recycling!

Thu, December 27, 2018 10:37AM

Tired Christmas trees have an opportunity to turn over a new leaf at the Emmet County Compost Center. The Compost Center is accepting Christmas trees at no charge through January 31 again this year. The center will chip the trees …

2019 Events and Holiday Schedule

Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Recycling Center Tour for Earth Day @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center | Harbor Springs | Michigan | United States
Celebrate Earth Day with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Recycling Center!  We'll cover: The dozens of additional materials collected for recycling in Emmet County ONLY at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center What we do with[...]
Jul 4 all-day
The Pleasantview Drop-off Center will be closed. Curbside will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.  EXCEPTION: Due to DPW staffing patterns, curbside service in Bay View is always on Thursdays. Look[...]
Jul 4 all-day
The Pleasantview Drop-off Center will be closed. Curbside will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.  EXCEPTION: Due to DPW staffing patterns, curbside service in Bay View is always on Thursdays. Look[...]

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