Transfer Station - Recycling, Trash Disposal & Composting

 

Lake Township maintains and operates a Transfer Station for township property owners.  Residents may dispose of trash and recyclable for a fee and may dispose of leaves, grass clippings, tree limbs, logs, bushes, et cetera at no charge.

 

The transfer station is located on Sand Road, 1/4 mile south of M-25 and 1/8 of a mile east of Champagne Road.

 

Transfer Station Hours

 

(Winter Hours)

November thru April      

Sundays     9 AM - 4 PM

Wednesday     2 PM - 5 PM

 

(Recycling will be accepted both days)

 

(Summer Hours)

May thru October    

Wednesday     2 PM - 6 PM

 Sundays     9 AM - 4 PM

 

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The Transfer Station will be open on Saturdays in May and November from 10AM to 2PM 

for lawn waste only

 

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The transfer station will be closed in observance of the following holidays;

 Easter Sunday

 Motherís Day

Fatherís Day

Independence Day

Christmas Day  

New Yearís Day

 

Open Memorial Day and Labor Day from 9 AM to 4 PM.

 

Our Transfer Station Attendant is Lee King.  Our attendant will determine if  items not described are acceptable for disposal.

 

Absolutely NO Paints or Lacquers and

No Building Materials.  No Refrigerators, Freezers or Air Conditioners.

 

The Transfer Station also cannot accept couches, chairs, mattresses, box springs, lumber, concrete, et cetera.  These items may be disposed of at the Emterra Landfill south of  Bad Axe.  For prices and hours of operation, contact the landfill at 1.989.658-2594

 

Residents doing remodeling projects may want to contact a local company to rent a dumpster.

 

There is no Fee for scrap metal or appliances such as stoves, washers or dryers. 

 

Hazardous waste items need to be disposed of on one of the countywide disposal days.  Please contact the  Huron Conservation District at 1-989-269-9540, Ext. 3, for more information and the required application.

Recycling Information

 

Recycling is limited to those items listed here: >> Recyclable items <<

 

Recycling is accepted on Wednesday and Sunday and is limited to two green recycling containers or their equivalent.

(Discretion of the attendant)

 

> RECYCLING CHANGES <

 

> RECYCLING PROGRAM LETTER <

 

>> Recyclable items <<

 

Rinse and remove all caps and lids on containers.  

 

 

TRASH DISPOSAL FEES

 

Fee for large black garbage bags will increase from $4 to $5.

 

White kitchen bags will remained at $3.

A flat fee of $2 per visit will be assessed for recycling.

 

The maximum of two standard recycling containers per visit.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND PARTICIPATION IN OUR RECYCLING PROGRAM

 

 

   SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT RECYCLING

  • MORE OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES ARE  CONSERVED, SUCH AS TREES/ OIL AND VIRGIN ALUMINUM.

  • ONE TON OF RECYCLED NEWSPAPER SAVES 17 TREES.

  • RECYCLING ALUMINUM CANS SAVES 95% OF ENERGY NEEDED TO PRODUCE NEW CANS.

  • GLOBAL WARMING IS LESSENED BY REDUCING ENERGY NEEDS.

  • OUR WILDLIFE HABITAT AND ENVIRONMENT ARE PROTECTED FROM MINING & OTHER DISRUPTIONS.