Curbside Recycling Returns to Summit Township

SEATTLE (Recycling Monster): The Summit Township announced return of curbside recycling, after a gap of almost two years. The curbside pickup services had come to a halt following Mill-Village based service provider Raccoon Refuse going out of business in August 2022.

The residents need to arrange and pay for trash collection. The trash haulers will provide curbside recycling services to residents at an additional charge. Several haulers including Pro Waste Services Inc., B.W. Stroup Disposal and Waste Management currently pick up trash. The customers will be contacted by the haulers with information on pickup schedule and recycling costs. Apartment complexes and mobile home parks are required to provide dumpsters for recycling.


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The 65-gallon toters, purchased by the township with the help of state grant funding, are being delivered to residents. The accepted items include newsprint, cardboard, office paper, paperboard boxes, plastic containers, aluminum drink cans and metal food cans, haulers noted.

According to sources, the starting monthly rate is around $10. There will be quarterly rates as well. The collection are most likely to commence this spring.

Meantime, most of the dumpsters provided at the township garage for drop-off services will continue only until end-May 2024.