The City's Sanitary Landfill provides an environmentally responsible and regulatory-compliant waste disposal site for Midland County residents and businesses. Waste reduction efforts are promoted through educational tours and on-site recycling and composting. In addition, new technologies are encouraged, and staff
work to prolong site life through efficient operation of the landfill. Only
waste generated in Midland County is accepted at the landfill.
Landfill Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
year-round. Saturday hours (early March to late November
only), 8:30 a.m.-Noon.
The following household hazardous waste disposal day has
been scheduled for 2014 at Midland's Sanitary Landfill:
Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day)
Wednesday, June 25
Thursday, August 21
Tuesday, October 14
On the above dates, Midland County residents may dispose of household items
that are considered hazardous, such as chemicals, oil-based paints and
stains, pesticides, insecticides, household cleaning products,
certain auto products, mercury, and medicines.
Contact the Midland County Health Department at 989-832-6681 well in advance of the collection date to schedule an appointment.
If making an appointment, be prepared to indicate the type and amount of materials you wish to drop off. Only Midland County residents with appointments will be allowed to drop off materials.
E-Waste Disposal Electronic items such as cell phones, computers, computer screens, TVs, and other electronic devices that may contain mercury, plus old thermometers and fluorescent light bulbs, should be recycled whenever possible. Electronics may be accepted at Goodwill or Salvation Army. Residents can also contact Midland Recyclers at (989) 631-1668 to drop off E-waste. With these options, residents no longer need to wait until the household hazardous waste collections to dispose of E-Waste.
All About The Department
City's Green Project YouTube video above explains how the City is saving money using methane gas from the landfill.
How the Landfill Works
Each month, Midland County residents may dispose of up to three (3) cubic yards
of general household or yard waste for free during one landfill visit.
More loads from the same address in the same month will be charged
according to landfill