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January 29, 2015 Residential Curbside Recycling
February 1, 2015 THOUGHT OF THE MONTH
February 2, 2015 Downtown Development Authority Meeting
 

City Of Hancock Recycling Information

 
Hancock Residents: Once a month curbside residential recycling pick-up is available the last Thursday of every month.

NOTE: OUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IS NOW SINGLE STREAM.
ALL ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING MAY BE MIXED.
RECYCLING MATERIALS MUST BE CONTAINED IN A CLEAR PLASTIC BAG.

 
 
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
  • Office Paper
    (remove all staples and Paper clips)
  • Envelopes (labels & windows OK)
    White, pastel, interoffice NO Tyvek (reinforced-fiber) or padded Brown envelopes w/string closure
  • Magazines and Catalogs
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Telephone books
  • Post-it notes
  • Junk mail (unopened OK)
  • Paperback books
  • Soft Cover computer manuals
  • Hard cover books
  • Manila file folders
  • White/Pastel packing paper (NO tissue)
  • White box board or card stock
  • Soft drink or beer cartons
  • Cereal box type cardboard (remove inner packaging)
  • Paper bags or other brown paper
  • Gray paperboard, boxboard, egg cartons
  • Dark-colored accordion files
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Plastics #1, #2 (HDPE only)
  • Metal cans, tin cans, jar lids and foil products

 

  • NO Plastic transparencies, or photographs
  • NO Metal spiral or plastic ring bindings
  • NO Candy wrappers or chip bags
  • NO Pizza boxes or other food containers
  • NO Brightly colored (fluorescent) paper
  • NO Paper towels, napkins, or tissue paper
  • NO Dark-colored hanging files
  • NO GLASS OF ANY KIND ACCEPTED
  • NO Carbon paper (carbonless is OK)
  • NO Wax Paper
  • NO Paper ream wrappers (most are plastic coated or tan inside)
  • NO Styrofoam or other packing materials
  • NO Tyvek or padded envelopes
Remove paper clips and staples. Small amounts of tape are OK.
CARDBOARD MUST BE BROKEN DOWN AND FLATTENED


IF YOU MISS OUR CITY CURBSIDE PICK-UP, YOU CAN TAKE YOUR ITEMS TO:

WASTE MANAGEMENT
1108 ENTERPRISE DRIVE
HOUGHTON, MI 49931
(906) 482-7523

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Thursday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Please follow the above guidelines. If this becomes a problem, Waste Management may have to start charging customers to drop off recycling.

Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station

Another source for disposal of items such as construction materials.

More information : http://www.houghtoncounty.net/directory-hc-transfer.shtml



 

 
 
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