DELTA TOWNSHIP RECYCLING CENTER
5717 Millett Hwy.
Delta Township, MI 48917
May 2013 Newsletter
Summer Hours (April-October):
Tuesdays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesdays: 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Winter Hours (November-March):
Tuesdays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesdays: 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
** The Recycling Center will be closed on the following days in 2013: January 1, May 25, August 31, November 30, December 24, December 25, and December 31, 2013.
Directions to Delta Recycling Center:
If you are traveling to the facility from Saginaw Highway, go south on Elmwood Road (by Meijer); Elmwood Road will change its name to Snow Road by the Waverly High School. Continue south past Mt. Hope Highway. Turn right on Pearson Highway; turn left on Sanders Road. Sanders Road ends at Millett Highway where the Recycling Center is located.
If you are traveling to the facility from Waverly Road, travel south on Waverly Road until reaching Lansing Road. Travel west on Lansing Road until reaching Millett Highway. The Recycling Center is located just across the railroad tracks on the south side of Millett Highway.
PLEASE NOTE: Millett Highway does not travel between Canal and Creyts Road due to the Meijer Distribution Center. You must enter the recycling center either from Snow Road or Old Lansing Road.
DE-LEAFING PROGRAM – WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY ONLY!
De-Leafing is a program designated for Delta Township residents to dispose of their yard waste free of charge. The de-leafing program will begin on Saturday, October 19 and end on Saturday, December 7. Only on Wednesdays, from 2–6 p.m., and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. After the conclusion of the 2013 De-Leafing Program on December 7, yard waste will not be accepted again until spring of 2014. Delta Township residents must provide a photo I.D. and voter I.D. card, property tax notice or a township water/sewer bill to participate in the De-Leafing program.
PLEASE NOTE: On Tuesdays during the de-leafing program, the recycling center will be open for regular recycling, but yard waste will not be accepted. The recycling center also closes at 6 p.m., on Wednesdays, starting in November for winter hours.
REMINDER: Paper bags, cardboard boxes, or plastic tubs may be used. NO PLASTIC BAGS! Tree limbs must not exceed four feet in length, or four inches in diameter. The large yard waste bags may be purchased at the Clerk’s office and the recycling center for $0.75 each, or 5 for $3.00. For a listing of acceptable materials taken at the Recycling Center see “Items Accepted” under the subpages for the Recycling Programs on the website at Delta Township www.deltami.gov.
Follow the “3 R’s… Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Follow five steps below to improve the environment regarding paint supply. 1. Buy the correct amount of paint for your project. 2. Store paint properly to keep fresh. 3. Use up leftover paint. 4. Reuse or Recycle and 5. Dispose of paint properly. If you are looking to recycle your unused paint contact a local theater organization, church or Habitat for Humanity these types of organizations are always looking for donations.
For more information on programs, or for any other questions pertaining to recycling, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 323-8500.