Changes to MMWA’s Curbside Recycling Program

Mid Michigan Waste Authority is pleased to announce its recent partnership with American Waste, Inc. as our new recyclables processor. Residents in MMWA’s member communities participating in the curbside recycling program will once again be able to include glass items and plastics #4 – #7, excluding foam products, in their residential curbside recycling. This is in addition to clean and dry plastics #1-#2, cardboard, mixed paper and steel and aluminum cans. Residents are asked to continue focusing on reducing contamination by ensuring that only these items are placed in their curbside set out. Other items such as plastic bags, foam products and tanglers, like hangers and cords, should not be placed in your curbside recycling container. If you have questions contact MMWA at 989-781-9555.

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Will Impact Collection Services

The upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays will impact solid waste collection services provided to some of Mid Michigan Waste Authority (MMWA)’s member communities. There will be no trash or recycling collection provided on Wednesday, December 25 or Wednesday, January 1. Collection services will be delayed one day for communities with Wednesday through Friday service days during both holiday weeks. Residents should prepare and set out materials one day later than they normally do during the holiday weeks. Christmas Eve Day and New Year’s Eve day are not observed MMWA holidays, so residents with a Tuesday service day should put their materials out on their regular collection day. Residents with a Monday service day are also not impacted.

End of Seasonal Yard Waste Collection Services

The last week of November marks the end of Mid Michigan Waste Authority’s seasonal curbside yard waste collection for 2019. Residents planning a final leaf raking project or yard spruce-up should put their materials to the curb by their last regularly scheduled service date in November. The Thanksgiving delay will impact the last day of yard waste collection for some member communities. You can check with MMWA or you participating municipality to learn if your municipality has extended yard waste collection.

Thanksgiving Holiday Impact on Trash Collection

The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday will cause a one-day delay in residential collection of recycling, trash and yard waste for the 18 MMWA member communities whose regular collection service day falls on the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 28 or the Friday after the holiday. Residents who normally receive curbside collection services on Thursday or Friday should prepare and set out materials one day later than normal.

No Delay Due to the Columbus Day Holiday

The upcoming Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14, will not cause any delays in trash and recycling services provided to the 34 communities served by the Mid Michigan Waste Authority. Residents should prepare and set out materials on their regularly scheduled collection day during the holiday week.

Labor Day Holiday Will Impact Trash Collection

The upcoming Labor Day holiday does impact solid waste collection services provided to the 34 Mid Michigan Waste Authority (MMWA) member communities. There will be no trash, recycling, or yard waste collection provided on Monday, September 2. With the holiday falling on a Monday, collection services will be delayed one day for every member community the week of Labor Day. Residents should prepare and set out materials one day later than they normally do during the holiday week.

4th of July Holiday Will Impact Trash Collection

The upcoming 4th of July holiday does impact curbside solid waste collection services provided to some of the 34 Mid Michigan Waste Authority (MMWA) member communities. During the holiday week, collection services will be delayed one day for communities with regular pick-up days of Thursday and Friday. These residents should prepare and set out materials one day later than they normally do during the holiday week. Resident in communities with Monday through Wednesday service will not be impacted by the holiday week.