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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

Curtis Judson -- Solid Waste Transfer Manager
Celia DeMarois -- Office Assistant
Jason Carne
Bill Schwandt
Benjamin Brotherton
Kurt Beck
Storm Edick

 

PHONE

906.482.8872

FAX

906.482.8872

HOURS

Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

The Solid Waste Transfer Station will be closed for the following holidays:


New Year's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day (Saturday & Monday)

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

EMAIL CONTACTS

transferstation@houghtoncounty.net

 

Houghton County Solid Waste Committee

SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE & MINUTES

The Meetings of the Solid Waste Committee for the County of Houghton will be held in the Conference Room on the fifth floor of the Houghton County Courthouse. All meetings will be at 10:30 a.m.

In the event of changes of dates for meetings, or any Special Meeting, the change or other meeting date will be posted, and if necessary advertised.

Building Demolition

Entire Building Demolition Job Rules
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020

  • Asbestos Abatement Clearance letters and Survey must be given to Transfer Station Manager 2-3 days prior to demo for landfill approval

  • All Customers must call ahead for schedule availability to dump once approved

  • Building Demo debris is only accepted Tuesday through Thursday -- Loads will not be accepted after 3:30 p.m.

  • Only ONE demo accepted at a time with prior approval

  • Availability to dump depends on capacity at the transfer station

  • No Building Demo Jobs accepted the entire month of May.

    Failure to follow these rules will result in losing the privilege to bring building demolition to the Houghton County Transfer Station.

    Any load turned away has the option to bring their demolition to K&W Landfill in Greenland.

Rates:
Method of Payment -- Cash, Check, or Card

All trucks containing building materials will be weighed.

  • Small bag 15-gal $1.00

  • Medium bag 30-gal $1.50

  • Over 30-gal under 50-gal bag/small can $2.00

  • 50-gal bag/large can $3.00

  • Chair $4.00

  • Loveseat $6.00

  • Couch $8.00

  • Small mattress/box spring (each) $4.00

  • Large mattress/box spring $8.00

  • Water heater, washer, dryer, stove (each) $10.00

  • Minimum scale fee $5.00

  • Household garbage rate per ton $85.00

  • Construction rate per ton $95.00

Also available for your convenience:

Pre-paid bags (available in 3 sizes):

  • SMALL: 10 for $12.50*

  • MEDIUM: 10 for $17.50*

* 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.

Recycling

 
 
 

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401 East Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

 

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