2012 Residential Garbage Pickup Information
Beginning around July 1, all garbage carts will be replaced with larger 95 gallon carts.
- Monday Map (blue)
- Tuesday Map (orange)
- Wednesday Map (pink)
- Thursday Map (purple)
- Friday Map (green)
Waste Pickup Time: starts at 6:00 a.m.; have your cart on the terrace by that time. (A return trip will not be made for those carts that aren’t out on time.) Remove your cart from the terrace after pickup. For service requests or complaints call the City of Muskegon Department of Public Works at 724-4100.
Garbage services will be delayed by one day after the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
Christmas tree pick up is scheduled from January 3 through January 20, 2012.
Mixed Refuse Stickers are $2.00 each or six (6) for $10. They are required for any extra garbage that will not fit in your cart. All extra waste must have a refuse sticker attached to each article or it will not be picked up.
Spring & Fall Cleanup Programs: Support your Neighborhood Associations Dumpster Day spring and fall cleanup programs! Look for more information in your up-coming Neighborhood Association Newsletters.
Appliance Stickers are $25.00 for appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, water heaters, washers, and dryers. The doors must be removed from all appliances with airtight doors or locks.
Stickers are available at the City Hall’s Treasurer Department located at 933 Terrace or the Department of Public Works at 1350 E. Keating Avenue.
Garbage Cart Info. Administration fee for garbage service or to replace a lost/stolen garbage cart is $55.00.
- Second 64-gal. cart–$13.00 per month,
- Small businesses and churches–$16.00 per month per cart
Place cart at the curb with handle facing the house.
Unauthorized usage of City of Muskegon carts is not allowed. Violators will be charged $35 per incident.
Hardship Stickers are available to residents that are physically unable to use a garbage cart. Contact 724-4100 for details.
Yard Waste will be picked up curbside on your garbage day from the first week of April through December 31, 2012, weather permitting. Yard waste must be in paper yard waste bags, cardboard boxes, or rigid 35-gallons (or less) garbage cans. The can will be emptied and returned to the terrace. Brush must be 4ft or less in length and 4 inches or less in diameter. It must also weigh less than 35 lbs. and be bundled if not containerized as stated. Absolutely no plastic bags are allowed! Large volumes of yard waste can be disposed of for a fee; contact Public Works at 724-4100 for details. Paper yard waste bags can be purchased at local retail stores. Please set the yard waste container(s) at least three feet away from your garbage can.
Household Hazardous Waste-Call the Muskegon County Department of Public Works at 724-6002 for the collection dates.