COVID-19 Updates for Emmet County Recycling and Waste Facilities and Services

The ECR Insider

Camera stands watch over drop site

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.
Photo of a robot sorting a piece of aluminum foil off a sort-line conveyor with bottles.

Recyclers Fire Up New Sort Line with Robots

Mon, October 19, 2020 7:24PM

From our press release October 19, 2020 Emmet County Recycling began operating a cutting edge sorting line October 12. The line—which features three sorting robots—processes the dual-steam program’s “Containers” stream. The county’s recycle system has been widely looked to as

2021 Events and Holiday Schedule

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