Garbage Collection


All City property owners and renters are encouraged to take advantage of the Charlevoix County Recycling Program.

Refuse Pickup

Household garbage is picked up by private contractors. The following is a list of local contractors:

  • GFL/American Waste: 231-547-2162
  • Little Traverse Disposal: 231-487-0780
  • Waste Management: 888-964-9710

Large Item Collection

The City provides large item pick up within City limits twice a year, once in the spring, once in the fall.  Please watch this website for specific dates.  Single family property owners will receive a post card prior to pick up via US Mail.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Public Works.