Trash & Recycling Pick Up

Trash Pick Up

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  • Trash pick-up is early every Friday morning, in case of a holiday, collection will be delayed until Saturday.

  • Recycle pick-up is every other Friday. See their Calender for dates each month.

  • Garbage cans must be 33 gallons or less.

  • Two bulk items are allowed per week.

  • Recycling is every other Friday.

  • The Village is currently in contract with Mid Michigan Waste Aurhority (MMWA),

  • For any problems with collection call the office, or directly to MMWA at 989-781-9555.

***Disposing of old paint cans can be recycled at Ace Hardware in Hemlock, MI.***

curbside Recycling Program

As of January 1, 2015 MMWA’s curbside residential recycling program has been upgraded to include more materials and eliminate sorting requirements.

You may view the details from MMWA by reading the below press release.

Go to for more information about MMWA’s Recycle-Motion program and to view the trash and recycle pick -up schedule.

Problem Waste Program

Community Toxics Prevention Problem Waste Program is available to provide area residents with more opportunities to manage three kinds of troublesome residential wastes:

  • 1 Household chemicals
  • 2 Certain electronics
  • 3 Unwanted medications

Please click the following link for a full list of problem waste.

Village Dump

  • Located on the south side of town, on Birch Street, by Third Street.
  • Open from dawn to dusk.
  • This dump is intended for use by Village residents only.
  • Please leave only bio-degradable items only.

Wheels for Wishes & Wellness

Have an old vehicle you're not sure what to do with? Consider donating to Wheels for Wishes & Wellness!

Wheels for Wishes & Wellness is a nonprofit that accepts donations of cars, boats, SUV's, Rv's, and motorcycles in most conditions for our recycling program. We use the proceeds to fund children's hospitals and charities in Michigan. We accept vehicles in most conditions, even if they do not run, and we pick up at any location that you prefer and tow for free.

Please visit for details and information.