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Recycling Schedule

Click 2017 Recycling Schedule to see the recycling schedule for the year.

Recycling Information

Thanksgiving Week Garbage

For Thanksgiving week only, if your garbage and recycling is normally picked up on Wednesday, it will stay on Wednesday.  For the residents who have garbage and recycling pickup on Thursday, it will be picked up on Friday.  Please make sure your garbage and recycling is out by 6:30 AM.

Please call the Township at 249-1448 with any questions.

Posted on 17 Nov 2017
Marquette County Landfill Permit
Chocolay Township residents can haul items to the Marquette County Landfill by completing a Hauler's Agreement.  Please come to the Chocolay Township Office to get a permit. A $12.00 monthly user fee will be charged along with a deposit of $40.00 (47.50 per ton). Direct hauling can be a considerable savings for Chocolay residents. For questions please call 249-1448. Credit or debit cards not accepted.
Posted on 12 Jun 2017
Gentz's Compost Site
Gentz's compost site, located at 264 Little Lake Road, is now open for the season.  As a convenience to the residents of Chocolay Township, they provide a site at NO COST for disposal of grass clippings, leaves, and pine needles ONLY. 

Please be considerate of the service that is offered to Chocolay Township residents and only dispose of the proper materials.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Township office at 249-1448.

Posted on 10 Apr 2017
Purchasing Garbage Tags

One tag is required for each bag set out for collection. Cost is $9.50 for a card of five tags. Tags can be purchased at the following businesses:  Chocolay Township Office, Holiday Gas Station (Harvey), Cherry Creek Market (formerly Jack's IGA), Kassel's Korner, Krist Oil (Harvey), Marquette Community Federal Credit Union (Harvey), and Snyder Drug Store (Harvey)

Posted on 18 Nov 2016
Scrap Metal Pickup

Scrap Metal pickup was changed in 2013.  Now residents can choose the business for their scrap metal pickup or can bring it directly to the business as some will pay residents cash for their scrap metal.

See Scrap Metal Businesses for the list of participating businesses. Please call the business you choose for specific information, or call the Township office at 249.1448 if you have any questions

Posted on 08 May 2013
Metal Drop-Off at Marquette County Landfill
Residents can drop off metal items free at the Marquette County Landfill located on County Road 480. The Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Stop at the Landfill office for directions when you enter the Landfill area, they will direct you where to drop it off. No other material can be attached to the metal (example: tires or seat on a bicycle).
Posted on 13 Apr 2013
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