Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station
Solid Waste Transfer Station
17808 Erickson Drive
Atlantic Mine, MI 49905
Monday - Friday:
8:00am to 4:00pm
8:00am to 2:00pm
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
Staff & Contacts
Solid Waste Transfer Manager
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.
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 demolition 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.
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
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:
Small prepaid bag: 10 for $12.50*
Medium prepaid bag: 10 for $17.50*
20-dollar punch cards
Used oil collection center**
* Fast/Easy -- No
need to pre-pay attendant before dumping, price includes
cost of bag and garbage disposal.
** 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.