Waste Removal Solutions (Residential)

Residential Trash Collection is contracted through Republic Services of Manistee. At this time, the Township does not provide waste collection services for businesses. 

Monday is collection day for trash and recycling (see specific recycling info below).  Tuesday is collection day for yard waste (April thru November).  Please note that different trucks will be used for the various collections.  If either one falls on a Federal Holiday, it will be picked up the following day.  Republic observes the following major holidays and will be closed:
     New Year's Day
     Memorial Day
     Fourth of July
     Labor Day
     Thanksgiving Day
     Christmas Day

2020 CALENDAR detailing Recycling and Bulk Item pickup days.

Each household is allowed three 30-gallon bags per week.  Additional tags are also available at the township.

Extra Bag Tags @ $2.00 for each bag over the 3 bag limit

96 Gallon Refuse Container   $36/annually.

Bulky Items Two bulky items will be collected each month per single family home during the first collection day of each month (this does not include Freon appliances).  The replaces Spring Clean Up.

Bulky Item Tags @ $5.00 each. This includes: large furniture, storm doors and windows, toilets, sinks, railroad ties, fence post, bed springs, metal furniture, bathtubs, carpet and pad, fencing (not to exceed 3’ x 4’).   
* NEW Bulk Item Pickup Program - Begins January 2020!  See Flyer

Appliance without Freon @ $15.00 each. This includes: stove, dryer, furnace, water heater, washer, dishwasher, humidifier, and microwave.

Appliance with Freon @ $40.00. This includes: refrigerator, air conditioner, freezer, and dehumidifier. 

Yard Waste Cart   $65/annually. These containers can be ordered at the town hall, and yearly stickers are available there each spring. Yard waste is picked up at the curb on Tuesdays. This service runs from April thru November, weather permitting. 

Recycling Carts are available for your use, and will be collected monthly on the third full week of each month on the same day as your garbage service, effective 9/1/2019.  For more information on this service and to sign up to receive a recycling cart, complete the required form

Acceptable Recycling   Current recycling guide.

Frequently Asked Recycling Questions   Frequent Q & A information

Additional Recycling Carts  $36/annually.

Christmas Trees   Another annual bonus for Township residents is the disposal of Christmas trees. During the month of January Republic will collect discarded trees from residences. Just set the tree out with your regular trash on Mondays, and keep the tree free of heavy snow build up.

Burning   Burning is regulated by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources  866.922.2876 or www.michigan.gov/burnpermit

             Contact Information          

Jackie@pmtwp.org  ~  231.845.1277
Jacalyn (Jackie) Sroka- Treasurer
Pere Marquette Charter Township
1699 S. Pere Marquette Hwy.
Ludington, MI  49431 

Deputy Treasurer - Mary Krupinski