Furniture is considered trash and it may be put by the curb (2 items per week). Waste Management will pick-up carpet, however, the carpet must be cut in 4 ft. width, then rolled and it must weigh 50 lbs. or less. Items will be tagged by the refuse hauler for collection at a later date (3 to 7 days) - Leave these tagged items at the curb.
Household goods include all furniture and appliances such as the following:
|sewing machines||mattresses||hot water tanks|
ITEMS WHICH ARE EXCLUDED FROM THE TRASH PROGRAM:
|boxes used as refuse containers||medical waste||dead animals|
|construction materials||demolition materials||hot ashes|
Items which the hauler will not pick up may be taken by the homeowner to People's Landfill at 4143 E. Rathbun, Birch Run, MI 48415. For further information regarding the landfill, residents may call 989-777-1145.
Proper ways to dispose of medical waste:
The Guide to Medical Waste Disposal
Dispose of Sharps