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Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station

Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station

17808 Erickson Drive
Atlantic Mine, MI 49905

 

CONTACTS / PERSONNEL

Terrie Bray
Thomas Bingham
Beryl Turino
Bill Schwandt
Noah Kinnunen

 

PHONE

906.482.8872

FAX

906.482.8872

HOURS

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

CLOSED FOR THE FOLLOWING FEDERAL HOLIDAYS:

New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day (Saturday & Monday)
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

EMAIL CONTACTS

transferstation@houghtoncounty.net

 

More Information

NOTICE:

Cardboard recycling center now open.

A cardboard recycling operation was begun at the Houghton County Transfer Station this past January. Any individual or business that wish to recycle their cardboard may do so by bringing it to the recycling building located on the Transfer Station site at 17808 Erickson Drive, Atlantic Mine.

Acceptable Materials

  • Corrugated Cardboard

  • Boxes made of paperboard such as shoe, cereal, or detergent boxes

  • Brown grocery bags

  • Brown Kraft paper

Unacceptable Materials

  • NO Pizza Boxes

  • NO Styrofoam

  • NO Bottles/Plastic or Glass

  • NO Paper products such as newspapers, magazines, junk mail

  • NO Plastic or plastic bags

  • NO Grease or oil saturated materials

All cardboard must be free of food and should be broken down and flattened.

Individuals may drop off their cardboard for free. A $3 fee is required for large commercial drop-offs.

Rates:
Method of Payment -- Cash or Check

All trucks containing building materials will be weighed.

  • Minimum Charge:
    $1.00 for 13-gallon bags
    $1.50 for 30-gallon bags
    $2.00 for bags over 30 gallons and all garbage cans
    $3.00 for large barrels

  • Household Garbage - Per Ton
    $ 75.00

  • Construction / Commercial / Any other Material- Per Ton (Large Demo jobs - Please call for pricing and drop-off schedule.)
    $ 85.00

  • Double Mattress/Box Spring (Each)
    $ 8.00

  • Single Mattress/Box Spring (Each)
    $ 4.00

  • Couch
    $ 8.00

  • Stuffed Chair
    $ 4.00

  • Stoves, Water Heaters, Dryers, Washers
    (Each)
    $ 10.00

  • Minimum Scale Fee
    $ 5.00

Also available for your convenience:

Pre-paid bags (available in 3 sizes):

  • SMALL: 10 for $12.50*

  • MEDIUM: 10 for $17.50*

  • LARGE: 10 for $32.50*

* Fast/Easy -- No need to pre-pay attendant before dumping, price includes cost of bag and garbage disposal.

  • 20-Dollar Punch Cards

  • Used Oil Collection Center*

  • Metal Recycling*

  • Cardboard Recycling*

* Metal, cardboard recycling and oil collection center open all year round. Fees may apply.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED INCLUDE:
Tires, Batteries, Paints/Chemicals, Yard Waste, Refrigerators/Freezers.

 
 
 

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401 East Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

 

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