Dickinson County Solid Waste Processing Facility
W7702 US Hwy 2
Quinnesec, MI 49876
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HOW TO PREPARE
DO NOT INCLUDE
|All plastics codes 1-7
Items do not need to be separated
|Aluminum, Steel, and Bi-Metal Cans||
|Newsprint, Magazines, Cardboard, Office/Mixed Paper||
Scrap Metal Guidelines
Large and small metal items are accepted at the facility. White goods are accepted only with certificate of freon removal. No item with hazardous materials will be accepted. No fluorescent light fixtures with ballast. ABSOLUTELY NO GAS TANKS.
Used Oil, Batteries, and Tires
Used oil is accepted at the facility. Pour used oil into brown designated storage tanks inside of processing building. NO CONTAMINATED OIL IS ACCEPTED. Take your used oil container with you to use again or dispose of the container. The used oil container is not recyclable.
Tires are accepted at a fee depending upon size.
Automobile batteries are to be placed in designated area inside the facility.
Hazardous waste collection is on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Visit our Household Hazardous Waste page for more information.
Leaves and other vegetation only (grass clippings) may be brought to the designated compost area. DO NOT LEAVE PLASTIC BAGS. Dump in designated compost area only. Watch for signs. Finished compost is free to Dickinson County residents for home use. ABSOLUTELY NO BRUSH OR TREE LIMBS ALLOWED.
- Free to drop off and pick up. Must weigh in and out at scale
- Sifted compost is $22 per ton
- Unsifted compost is free
- Not open during the winter
Now that the compost site at the Dickinson Area Solid Waste Facility in Quinnesec is open for the season we would like to remind everyone that plastic bags are not compostable. This site is intended for compost ONLY. Plastic bags are not an accepted item at the compost site or in the recycle bins. Please dump any compost contents from the bags onto the pile and then responsibly throw all bags in the garbage. (below is an example of what NOT to do)