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.

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.