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You’ve come to the right place. The Emmet County Department of Public Works provides options for recycling, composting, or disposing of almost anything. And we constantly strive to make our offerings more comprehensive, environmentally positive, affordable, and convenient.


The ECR Insider

VIDEO: Is it recyclable? When in doubt…

Thu, April 5, 2018 12:05PM

When in doubt locally…

…right here on EmmetRecycling.org is the place to be!  Use the yellow SEARCH box in the upper right-hand corner. …

Garbage Burning Dangers Highlighted by Temp Inversions

Wed, January 31, 2018 12:24PM

Emmet County DPW Media Release, January 31, 2018 Backyard burning of garbage is largely illegal in Michigan and it is practiced by only a tiny percent of residents–even in rural areas—but it has an outsized health impact. Inversions of the …

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 …

2018 Events and Holiday Schedule

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