Dec
31
Sun
New Year’s Eve
Dec 31 all-day

Drop-off Center is closed

No change in curbside schedule: Holiday falls on a Sunday

Jan
1
Mon
New Year’s Day 2018
Jan 1 all-day

Drop-off Center is closed

Curbside customers served one day later than usual 1/1/18-1/5/18

Sep
18
Tue
Behind-the-Scenes Recycling Center Tour @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
Sep 18 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Recycling Center Tour @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center | Harbor Springs | Michigan | United States

What happens to the materials you recycle? Come see how we prepare them for the factories that use them and learn what new products they are made into.

This tour is in conjunction with a North Central Michigan College Environmental Geology class so it is recommended for teens and adults only.

Please message recycle@emmetcounty.org or call 231-348-0640 to reserve your spot so we know to expect you.

We look forward to seeing you at the Pleasantview Road Center!

Apr
23
Tue
Recycling Center Tour: Earth Day Plus Adventures @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

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 the materials you recycle everyday
  • What your recyclables are made into and where
  • All your recycling questions!

 

IMPORTANT

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (This tour is limited to 25 participants)
Call 231-348-0640
or
email recycle@emmetcounty.org to make your reservation.

CHILDREN:
For safety reasons, please no children under 6 years of age.
All minors must be under direct supervision of a parent or authorized adult.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS:
Wear fully enclosed shoes. No high or narrow heels, please.
Layer up as necessary to be outdoors for roughly an hour.

PARKING:

Please carpool: it’s better for the Earth and parking at the Drop-off Center is limited.

Apr
29
Mon
Recycling Center Tour with a Geology Emphasis @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
Apr 29 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am

 

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

Join an Environmental Geology class from North Central Michigan College for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Recycling Center!  We’ll cover:

  • How various materials are derived from nature and their impact from extraction, through use, to recycling or disposal
  • The dozens of additional materials collected for recycling in Emmet County ONLY at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
  • What we do with the materials you recycle everyday
  • What your recyclables are made into and where
  • All your recycling questions!

 

IMPORTANT

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (This tour is limited to 8 additional participants)
Call 231-348-0640
or
email recycle@emmetcounty.org to make your reservation.

CHILDREN:
For safety reasons, please no children under 6 years of age.
All minors must be under direct supervision of a parent or authorized adult.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS:
Wear fully enclosed shoes. No high or narrow heels, please.
Layer up as necessary to be outdoors for roughly an hour.

PARKING:

Please carpool: it’s better for the Earth and parking at the Drop-off Center is limited.

Apr
30
Tue
Recycling Center Tour with a Policy Emphasis @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
Apr 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

 

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

Join an Environmental Policy class from North Central Michigan College for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Recycling Center! (Note: because of the length of the class period this is an unusually short tour of the facility.) We’ll cover:

  • The various policies that regulate and support Emmet County’s waste and recycling systems
  • The dozens of additional materials collected for recycling in Emmet County ONLY at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
  • What we do with the materials you recycle everyday
  • What your recyclables are made into and where
  • All your recycling questions!

 

IMPORTANT

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (This tour is limited to 14 additional participants)
Call 231-348-0640
or
email recycle@emmetcounty.org to make your reservation.

CHILDREN:
For safety reasons, please no children under 6 years of age.
All minors must be under direct supervision of a parent or authorized adult.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS:
Wear fully enclosed shoes. No high or narrow heels, please.
Layer up as necessary to be outdoors for roughly an hour.

PARKING:

Please carpool: it’s better for the Earth and parking at the Drop-off Center is limited.

May
27
Mon
Memorial day
May 27 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.

Jun
1
Sat
Household Chemical Drop-off Event
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Household Chemical Drop-off Event

Clean up!

Green up!

Free up!

It feels great to free up storage space while cleaning and “greening” your home: drop off your unwanted oil-based paints, cleaners, automotive fluids, yard & garden chemicals, and much more.  It also makes your home safer for you and responders, in case of an emergency.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: to prevent traffic jams (and long waits in line!) this event is by appointment. Call 231-348-0640 to make an appointment.

Materials from Emmet County households are accepted free of charge; funding comes from Solid Waste Transfer Station revenues (what is paid to dump garbage). Residents of other counties and qualifying businesses may use the service, but we must charge $1 per pound to cover our costs.

 

 

Jun
21
Fri
Recycling Center Tour for You! @ Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

It takes a front-end loader to move this quantity of bottles, jugs, and jars!

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Recycling Center! You’ll learn about:

  • What we do with the materials you recycle everyday
  • The dozens of additional materials collected for recycling in Emmet County ONLY at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center (Are you recycling your cooking oil yet?)
  • What your recyclables are made into and where
  • Anything else you want to ask about: waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, and yes, okay, landfills.

 

IMPORTANT: READ THESE

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (This tour is limited 25 participants)
Call 231-348-0640
or
email recycle@emmetcounty.org to make your reservation.

CHILDREN:
For safety reasons, children under six years old must be holding an adult’s hand or carried for most of the tour.
All minors must be under direct supervision of a parent or authorized adult.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS:
Wear fully enclosed shoes. There is a lot of broken glass along the tour route. No high or narrow heels, please.
Dress to be outdoors for roughly an hour.

PARKING:
Please carpool: it’s better for the Earth and parking at the Drop-off Center is limited.  Thank you!

Jul
5
Fri
4th of July Weekend
Jul 5 – Jul 7 all-day

4th of July Weekend 2019:

The Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center will be open its regular hours:
Friday, July 5   8:00-4:00
Saturday, July 6  8:00-3:00
Sunday, July 7  closed

Curbside recycling will be delayed one day:
Thursday customers served on Friday
Friday customers served on Saturday
The week of July 8-12, curbside service will resume its regular schedule.