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Find a home for your foam

After the very positive response to its first foam recycling drop-off day last May, Mid Michigan Waste Authority is looking forward to providing this service again on Thursday, September 20 from 3 pm to 7 pm. Accepted items include cups, takeout containers, egg...

Seeking spectacles!

In just about any home, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person's life. That's why Mid Michigan Waste Authority is pleased to partner with Lions Club International on the organization's...

Household special waste events: let us do the heavy lifting!

It is always Mid Michigan Waste Authority’s goal to make our household special waste collection events as safe, easy, and efficient as possible for the residents who take time out of their busy schedules to drop off paint, hazardous materials, or electronics. On our...

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...

Service Updates

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...

Reminders for MMWA All-in-One drop-off days

We always get a great turnout for our All-in-One drop-off days for hazardous waste, paint, and electronics, so if you are attending one of these events, please keep these tips in mind so we can keep the experience as safe and efficient as possible. For the 2018...

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...