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How to safely dispose of fireworks

Tis the season for fireworks, smoke bombs, and sparklers! While it is critical to take safety precautions during your Fourth of July festivities, it is important to remember that fireworks safety does not stop there. Fireworks contain dangerous chemicals that can be a...

Fourth of July Holiday Trash Service Delays Announced

The upcoming Fourth of July holiday does impact curbside solid waste collection services provided to some of the 34 Mid Michigan Waste Authority (MMWA) member communities.  With the holiday falling on a Wednesday, collection services will be delayed by one day in some...

Reminder: our events are held rain or shine (but we prefer shine)

While it looks like the rain originally forecasted for Saturday, June 23 will not be making an appearance, Mid Michigan Waste Authority is reminding residents that all of our household special waste events are held rain or shine, except in the case of extreme weather....

MMWA Reminds Residents of Proper U.S. Flag Disposal

SAGINAW, MI ----- As Americans prepare to observe the Flag Day holiday on June 14, Mid Michigan Waste Authority is reminding area residents to properly dispose of their old, unserviceable United States flags. MMWA, which provides residential curbside waste collection...

Service Updates

Memorial Day Holiday – Trash Service Delayed One Day

The upcoming Memorial 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, May 28. With the holiday falling on...

Inclement weather update for Monday, April 16

Waste Management trucks will attempt collection in all communities today, but due to icy roads, some areas may not be safe for trash, recycling, and yard waste drivers to access. Roads/areas found to be impassable when the truck goes by will not have collection...

MMWA launches curbside recycling education pilot in eight communities

Mid Michigan Waste Authority is launching a new curbside education pilot in eight of its member communities that aims to improve recycling habits while recognizing residents who are already demonstrating good recycling behavior. The 15-week pilot runs from April 16 to...

Good Friday/Easter Holidays will not delay trash service

The upcoming Good Friday and Easter holidays do not impact solid waste collection services provided to the 34 communities serviced by the Mid Michigan Waste Authority.  Residents should prepare and set out materials on their regularly scheduled collection day. The...