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Yard Waste Recycling

DELTA TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY – APRIL THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF DECEMBER

YARD WASTE
ACCEPTED APRIL THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF DECEMBER FOR DELTA TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY
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Yard waste bins are removed from the Recycling Center during winter months. Yard Waste accepted include items such as; branches no longer than four feet in length and four inches in diameter, grass clippings, brush, and twigs. Yard waste may be transported in paper bags, cardboard boxes, plastic tubs, or branches and twigs may be bundled.  With the exception of paper yard waste bags, containers are to be dumped. Lawn and leaf bags are available for purchase at many local retailers. For more information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 323-8500. There is a charge for this service that depends on the amount of yard waste to be disposed of which will be determined at Recycling Center.

Rates: $1.25 per 30  gallon paper bag or $8.50 per cubic yard.

VEHICLES
Based on Average Approximate Depth (compressed)
$12.00 Minimum Level Load – Small Pickup (S-10)
$23.00 Minimum Level Load – Full-Size Pickup
$8.50 Per Foot Mini Van with Open Back

TRAILERS 
Based on Per Foot Average, Approximate Depth (compressed)
$12.00 Minimum – 4’ X 6’
$23.00 Minimum – 4’ X 8’
$27.00 Minimum – 5’ X 8’
$35.00 Minimum – 6’ X 10’

The size of loads will be restricted as follows
No larger than 5 feet X 8 feet or the back of full-size pickup and no tandem trailers or cube type vehicles will be permitted. For more information on any recycling programs, or for any other questions pertaining to recycling, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 323-8500.

2017 FREE SPRING YARD WASTE RECYCLING DAY
Sponsored by: Delta Township
FREE YARD WASTE DAY
Thursday, May 11 – 2-8 p.m.
Delta Township Recycling Center – 5717 Millett Highway

Township Residents can drop off yard waste free of charge, recyclable metals, and all recyclable items accepted at the recycling center.

ITEMS ACCEPTED BUT NOT LIMITED TO DURING 2017 FREE YARD WASTE DAY:

YARD WASTE
Grass clippings, brush, branches (no longer than 4 feet long and 4 inches in diameter. YARD WASTE ACCEPTED APRIL THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF DECEMBER – DELTA TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY. 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 Free Yard Waste Day program free of charge. REMINDER: Yard waste may not be brought to the site in plastic bags.  Yard waste bags or recyclable container are best practices in transporting yard waste to the Recycling Center for disposal.

 The size of loads will be restricted as follows:                         

  • No larger than 5 feet x 8 feet or the back of a full-size pickup
  • No tandem trailers or cube type vehicles will be permitted

DE-LEAFING – DELTA TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY – FREE – WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY ONLY
Fall Yard Waste Recycling (formerly De-Leafing) program designated for Delta Township residents only to recycle their yard waste free of charge.

The Fall Yard Waste Recycling Program will begin on Saturday, October 14 and end on Saturday, December 2. Wednesdays, from 12-6 p.m. and Saturdays, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. After the conclusion of the 2017 Fall Yard Waste Recycling Program, yard waste will not be accepted again until April 1, 2018. 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 Fall Yard Waste Recycling Program.

On Tuesdays during the Fall Yard Waste Recycling Program (October 14-December 2, 2017), the recycling center will be open for regular recycling with yard waste accepted also. YARD WASTE FEES WILL APPLY ON TUESDAYS during Fall Yard Waste Recycling Program (October 14-December 2, 2017).

Yard Waste Recycling is FREE ON WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY during Free Yard Waste Recycling (October 14-December 2, 2017). The recycling center also closes at 6 p.m on Wednesdays, starting in November for winter hours.

REMINDERS: Paper bags, cardboard boxes, or plastic tubs may be used. NO PLASTIC BAGS ALLOWED! Tree limbs must not exceed four feet in length or four inches in diameter. For a listing of acceptable materials taken at the Recycling Center see the “Items Accepted” under the subpages for Recycling Programs on the website at Delta Township www.deltami.gov/recycling.

Rates: $1.25 per 30 gallon paper bag or $8.50 per cubic yard.

Vehicles
Based on Average Approximate Depth (compressed)
$12.00 Minimum Level Load – Small Pickup (S-10)
$23.00 Minimum Level Load – Full-Size Pickup
$8.50 Per Foot Mini Van with Open Back

Trailers
Based on Per Foot Average, Approximate Depth (compressed)
$12.00 Minimum – 4’ X 6’
$23.00 Minimum – 4’ X 8’
$27.00 Minimum – 5’ X 8’
$35.00 Minimum – 6’ X 10’

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