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Trash, Yard Waste, Recycling, Leaf Collection

Due to the high volume of garbage which is a hygiene issue, Garbage will be picked up first. Large items will be tagged and picked up at a later time. Yard waste will be picked up later. We have not been notified of any additional pickup dates. Thank you for your patience in this difficult time.

Leaf Pick-Up
Yard Waste

Please Contact Emterra Environmental USA with questions or complaints about service, 1-877-609-6753.

 Recycling, Trash & CompostYard Waste Collection Schedule

Your pick up day is MONDAY.
Please have your Trash & Recycling out by 7:00 a.m. on your service day.


TRASH & RECYCLING PICK UP IS PROVIDED WEEKLY. COMPOST IS PICKED UP WEEKLY ON MONDAY APRIL-NOVEMBER (see calendar). If a holiday falls on or before your scheduled day, pickup will be one (1) day later than normal. If a holiday falls on a weekend, your scheduled pick up day will NOT change. OBSERVED HOLIDAYS ARE: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

ALL MATERIALS SHOULD BE SET AT THE CURB BY 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of pick up. Containers should not weigh more than fifty (50) pounds each. For those with special pick up needs, contact your Township Office.

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Tires, concrete, fencing, any contractor generated materials, free liquids (paints, pesticides, etc), car parts, appliances containing Freon, fluorescent bulbs (in excess of seven per household), and car batteries.

Yard Waste (Compost) Information

Emterra Environmental USA will provide compost pick up to all residents of Flushing Township. Compost will be picked every week. Please have compost placed curbside by 7am on Day of Service. Service will run April 6, 2020 through November 30, 2020.

Place yard waste in brown yard waste bags or in plastic 30-gallon containers clearly marked "X" facing the street. Branches are to be no more than two (2) inches in diameter, no longer than four (4) feet in length, and must be bundled. Bundles and containers must weigh less than 50 pounds. No tree stumps or trunks are accepted. No compost will be accepted in plastic bags.

Recyclable Items - No Plastic Bags

Recycling bins are available by calling your Township Hall at 810-659-0800.
For a replacement bin you must bring your damaged bin back to the Township.
Newspaper - Place newspapers, phone books, magazines & glossy newspaper inserts in brown paper bags or bundle and tie with string.
Cardboard - Clean corrugated cardboard must be bundled and tied in two (2) foot squares, not exceeding a thickness of one (1) foot.
Plastic #1 through #7 - Plastics should be rinsed clean with the cap removed. No motor oil, anti-freeze or cooking oil containers please.
Cans - Clean tin and aluminum cans. These items may be flattened to conserve space in your container.
Glass - Clear, brown and green empty glass. The glass should be rinsed out.

Leaf Pickup - November 2 - November 30, 2020

Zone Coverage

  • Week of Nov. 2nd - Zone 2
  • Week of Nov. 9th - Zone 1
  • Week of Nov.16th - Zone 2
  • Week of Nov.23rd - Zone 1

Zone 1 (yellow)

Pickup week of November 9 & November 23, 2020
  • Saddlehorn Dr
  • Buffalo Court
  • Overland Tr
  • Conestoga Dr
  • Pine Bluff Dr
  • ChicksawTr
  • Wabun Ct
  • Navajo Tr
  • Tahquamenon Tr
  • Shoshone Tr
  • Sioux Ct
  • Potawatami Tr
  • Cedardale Ln
  • Sprucedale Dr
  • W. Carpenter Rd
  • Twin Oaks Ct

Zone 2 (Green)

Pickup week of November 2 & November 16, 2020
  • Jaclyn Dr
  • Jamie Ln
  • Wesley Dr
  • Applewood Dr
  • Apple Blossom Ln
  • Spy Dell Dr
  • Woodridge Dr
  • Ambleside Dr
  • Fountain View Dr
  • Shady Brook Ln
  • Misty Morning Dr
  • Bending Brook
  • Falling Leaf Ct
  • Longview Dr
  • Cornerstone Dr
  • Woodvalley Dr
  • Tim Tam Tr
  • Gallant Fox Trail
  • Nashua Tr

Printer-friendly Leaf Pickup Schedule