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Cupid in Quarantine: Easy, Green Ideas that Support Local Businesses Too

Tue, February 9, 2021 5:42PM

Classic Valentine’s Day plans may require some adjustments due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While getting COVID creative, show the planet and local businesses some love, too, this February 14. Valentine’s cards with glitter, bouquets with plastic ornaments, and boxes
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Call If You Witness Dumping!

Thu, January 14, 2021 2:40PM

Swinging by a recycling site to drop off recyclables should be an uplifting experience of acting as part of a community doing the right thing. So, many people are angry when they see random non-recyclable items left in and around

Household Waste Price Increases

Thu, December 31, 2020 1:41PM

Effective January 1, 2021 the Emmet County Department of Public Works is changing the following rates at the solid waste transfer station:
  • Bagged trash to $3.00 from $2.50 per 30 gallon bag of ordinary household trash
  • Loose trash to $17.00
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Pillars of Recycling Program Honored with 2020 Recycler of the Year Award

Mon, November 23, 2020 5:39PM

from our November 12, 2020 media release on the award winners As Emmet County’s renowned recycling program celebrates its 30th anniversary and America Recycles Month, its 2020 Recycler of the Year Award is honoring nine pillars of the program.

2021 Events and Holiday Schedule

Household Chemical Drop-off Day
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Clean up. Green up. Free up! 

Free up storage space while cleaning and “greening your home: drop off unwanted oil-based paints, cleaners, automotive fluids, yard and garden chemicals, etc.

Appointments are required in order to keep things running safely and smoothly. Make an appointment online or call 231-348-0640 to choose your time.

Memorial Day
May 31 all-day

The Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center will be closed on Memorial Day.

Curbside recycling service will be delayed one day the week of Memorial Day with Friday routes served on Saturday.

4th of July, Drop-off Center Closed
Jul 4 all-day

Drop-Off Center: CLOSED


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Emmet County Department of Public Works
200 Division Street, G-76, Petoskey, MI 49770 • 231-348-0640

For additional information on Emmet County, please visit www.emmetcounty.org

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