FAQs

What are the hours of operations?

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM. - 4:00 PM.
     Residential Drop Off Hours 7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Saturday - CLOSED, Except for the following special operating days:
Hours on these days 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
      May 30, 2020 – as makeup for Memorial Day
      September 12, 2020 – as makeup for Labor Day
      November 28, 2020 – as makeup for Thanksgiving Day
      December 26, 2020 – as makeup for Christmas Day
      January 2, 2021 – as makeup for New Years Day

We are closed on major holidays, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Where are we located?


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What do we take in our Landfills?

Normal Household Garbage, Non-Hazardous Commercial Waste, Farm or Agricultural Waste, Municipal Solid Waste, Construction Debris, Concrete & Asphalt, Yard Waste, Tree Branches, Non-putresible Dry Waste, Clean Fill - Soil, Dead Animals, Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste, Waste Water Treatment Plant Sludge, Industrial Sludges, Industrial Powders, Contaminated Soil, Treated Lumber.

Do you have something that isn’t listed here? Did you know that many items are recyclable? Check online to find out alternatives for your special waste including drop off sites and recyclers.

Many curbside garbage companies work with communities they service for free or reduced fees landfill use. Contact your city or township offices to find out if you can receive free landfill services.

What about Special Waste?

No E-Waste, White Goods, or Batteries. Mobile homes $850.00, Boats and Campers $120.00 each, Pull off $30.00, Tires are accepted off the rim at $20.00 each.

Prohibited Wastes?

Enclosed Tanks, Barrels, Propane tanks, Liquid, Tires, Chemicals, Batteries, Freon Appliances, Prescription Drugs, Cannabis waste (plants, buds, edibles, vape pens, etc), and Deer Carcasses are all prohibited.

What are our prices?

We charge $61.62/ton with a minimum charge of 2 tons. All loads are weighed in and out. All loads larger than a pickup bed must use the landfill to dump, residential convenience center is used for loads pickup bed sized only. Any customers using dump trailers will not be permitted to use the Residential Convenience Center.

Residents of Montrose Township may dispose of up to 1,000 lbs of regular household trash, freon free appliances, compost or small home demolition projects free of charge. This requires a numbered landfill pass available at the Township office. Passes starting with 2020- are the only ones accepted. A resident must be the one to bring in the waste and are required to show identification. A driver license will be used only to prove residency, we will not allow a driver license in lieu of a permit.

City of Montrose residents may obtain a pass from the city offices to dump for free. We will not accept Hazardous Waste, Liquids of any kind, yard waste mixed with refuse, carbonated beverage containers, whole tires, dead animals, stone rock or dirt, steel or iron, large amounts of construction materials, or any other material banned from Michigan landfills.

Please contact the main landfill office for more details at 810-639-3077.

Does my load have to be covered/tarped?

YES, ALL loads must be covered/tarped and/or secured in such a manner that no waste or debris can fly out, fall out or become airborne in anyway. Uncovered/unsecured loads will be rejected, no exceptions.

Can I come out to the landfill and salvage or pick through the trash?

No, salvaging or “picking” is not allowed at the landfill.

Can I bring my old paint, chemicals and/or cleaning supplies to the landfill?

No, these items must go to a chemical waste disposal facility.

Please check online to find drop off locations.

What if I need to get rid of asbestos/chemically contaminated soil and/or other contaminated material?

With proper documentation, we can accept some of these types of items. Please call the landfill and we will provide you information and instruction for disposing of “special waste.”

What if I threw something away by accident and I need to get it back?

We are sorry for the loss of your item, but due to the nature of our business, it is highly unlikely that it will be found. It is also unsafe for anyone to be searching the working face for lost property.

What do I do with my expired or otherwise unused prescription drugs?

According to the FDA.gov website. medicine take back options are the best way to safely dispose of most types of unneeded or expired prescription and over the counter medicines. Consult the FDA.gov website to find the nearest take back pharmacy to fit your needs.