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RecycleSmart Spring Events

Brush Drop-Off Site Opening For The Season
April 7, 2015

Hours are: Tuesday from noon to 7 PM, Thursday and Saturday, 9 AM-3 PM.
Acceptable materials include: brush, branches, grass clippings, leaves-$5.00/cubic yard or $1.00/bag. Untreated construction wood- $8.00 cubic yard, Pallets-$1.00 each, stumps .50/inch up to 18″ diameter. Non-acceptable materials includes dirt, sod, concrete and stumps/branches greater than 18” in diameter. Please separate your grass clippings/leaves from branches/twigs.

Free Compost
April 18, 2015 (Saturday) 8:00 am to noon, (or until gone) Self serve, self haul compost is yours FREE at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market parking lot (Cass and Grandview Parkway), courtesy of the City of Traverse City & Grand Traverse County Resource Recovery (RecycleSmart). Bring your own shovel and container. Pick up a free Eastern White Pine seedling, courtesy of Traverse City Light & Power (L&P). The
compost and seedlings will be available beginning at 8 a.m. until they are gone.

Clean Out Your Files Week
April 17 – April 24, 2015 This is a no cost opportunity for businesses to dispose of unwanted paper material. American Waste will be donating the use of a recycling container at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market parking lot at the corner of Cass & Grandview Parkway. Accepted material includes newspapers, magazines, cardboard, old files, office paper, and unwanted mail. This container of material will not be shredded. Local sources for office paper destruction/shredding include Profile-947.4717 and CDM
Mobile Shredding-866.807.4733.
Clean Up and Green Up
April 26, 2015 RecycleSmart staff will be assisting the Michigan Green Consortiums “Clean Up and Green Up” recycling event to be held April 26, 2015 from 9 am to 3 pm at the American Waste Recycling Facility, 280 Hughes Drive, Traverse City. For additional information and a complete listing of acceptable and unacceptable material visit:

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