Super Recycling, Hazardous Waste & Spring Clean Pick-up: Do you know the difference?

May 12 – Green ER’s annual Super Recycling Event is  9 am – 3 pm,  at the village recycling lot, next to the police station on Bridge Street.  For a list of acceptable items:

May 19 – Elk Rapids Hazardous Waste Recycling is 9 am – 1 pm, behind the Shell station. For a list of acceptable items:

May 19 is also Spring Clean-up Day. American Waste will pick up items left curbside that are NOT hazardous waste and NOT recyclable; junk items such as: furniture, mattresses, televisions and building materials. To ensure your items are acceptable, contact American Waste.  (If your street is closed due to the water project, these items will be collected from the alley.)

Prescription drugs/medicines are accepted at the Elk Rapids Police Department.

PLEASE take advantage of these programs! Spring Clean-up Day is costly to the village–but worth it when utilized properly.  It is discouraging to see junk items illegally dumped at the recycle lot later in the year.  Please plan your spring cleaning now–pass it on.