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City Of Hancock Recycling Information

 

Hancock Residents:

Waste Management picks-up trash and recycling curbside on Monday (east side) and Wednesday (west side)

Trash must be in Hancock bags available for purchase and City Hall and area stores.

Put recycling in a re-usable container with a lid. Both McGann's and Risto's stock recycling containers for Hancock residents.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

GLASS
PLASTICS #1 thru #8
Aluminum cans, tin cans, jar lids and foil products only
Corrugated Cardboard empty/flattened
Cereal box type cardboard (remove inner Packaging)empty/flattened
Soft drink or beer cartons empty/flattened
White boxboard or card stock
Newspapers and inserts
Magazines and Catalogs
Paper bags or other brown paper empty
Gray paperboard, boxboard egg cartons
Junk Mail
Envelopes (labels and windows OK)
Telephone Books
Packing Paper (NO Tissue)
Soft cover computer manuals
Dark colored accordion files
Manila file folders
Paperback Books
Hard Cover Books
Shredded paper in a paper grocery bag stapled shut

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

NO plastic bags
NO Styrofoan or Packing peanuts
NO Pizza Boxes
NO used paper food products plates, cups, etc.
NO Paper towels, napkins or tissue paper
NO Metal spiral or plastic ring binders
NO Candy wrappers or chip bags
NO Wax Paper
NO Plastic transparencies or photographs
NO Brightly colored (fluorescent) paper
NO Paper ream wrappers (most are plastic coated)
NO Tyvek (reinforced-fiber) or padded brown envelopes w/string closure
NO Dark-colored hanging Files
NO carbon paper (carbonless is OK)
NO plastic food wrappers or Packaging
NO Gift Wrap

ALL ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING MAY BE MIXED

RECYCLING FOR BUSINESSES WITH WM DUMPSTERS IS AVAILABLE AT THE CITY GARAGE (1601 TOMASI DRIVE) (906) 482-1480. Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Other Recycle & Reuse Information

 
 

Houghton County Solid Waste Transfer Station

Another source for disposal of items such as construction materials.

More information : http://houghtoncounty.net/directory-transfer-station.php



 

 
 
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