Household Waste

VILLAGE OF FRUITPORT

Household Waste

The Village of Fruitport has a 40+ year history of contracting with a singular collection provider on behalf of all residents and residential property owners. The Village of Fruitport entered a five-year contract with Republic Waste Services that commenced on June 1, 2023. Continuing to contract with a singular collection provider offers many benefits to the community such as lessening wear and tear on roads, noise reduction, and heightening safety.

For service and household waste invoice inquiries, please call Republic Waste Services at (877) 698-7274 or go to www.republicservices.com.

Recycling and Household Waste Collection Schedule for 2024

 

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Beginning in June of 2023, residential property owners began receiving invoices directly from Republic Waste Services for household waste collection service. Households will be invoiced twice per year. This is a departure from the past as residents have been receiving one annual invoice directly from the Village. The payment process has been streamlined due to several factors including the March 2023 closing of Fifth Third Bank in the Village of which many residents used to pay their garbage bills. Residents will receive two semiannual (every six months) invoices from Republic. Household waste collection fees will need to be paid directly to Republic and will no longer be an option to have added to a Village tax bill.

The service provided by Republic to all Village residents and residential property owners includes weekly curbside household waste collection, household recycling collection every two weeks, six leaf cleanups per year, and four household bulk item cleanups per year. Weekly yard waste collection will continue to be a separate contract between residents, who opt for the service, and collection provider.

For service and household waste invoice inquiries, please call Republic Waste Services at (877) 698-7274 or go to www.republicservices.com.

Household Hazardous Waste

Muskegon County Department of Public Works offers a free disposal program to Muskegon County residents for unwanted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) generated in Muskegon County. Please note that Commercial and Industrial HHW is prohibited. The goal of the HHW program is to divert hazardous materials from the landfill in order to protect residents and the environment.  Go to https://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/767/Household-Hazardous-Waste for more information.

Medication Disposal

The Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program (MAMDP) is a collaborative of several community organizations that have come together so that residents of Muskegon County and surrounding communities would have a place to safely dispose of unused and expired medications and sharps.  Go to https://drugfreemuskegon.org/muskegon-area-medical-disposal-program-mamdp/ for more information.

 

SPRING & FALL

Cleanups

The Village offers six yard waste leaf cleanups and four household bulk item cleanups per year. These are curbside services and are offered in the spring and fall of each year to all residential property owners.

Household bulk refuse:

Spring Cleanup Schedule – Fridays – April 19 and May 17, 2024

Fall Cleanup Schedule – Fridays – October 11 and October 25, 2024

The Village coordinates with the collector for curbside pick up of household bulk waste four times per year for all Village residents. Twice in the spring and twice in the fall. Please no tires, car parts, stumps, hazardous waste, or building materials.

Yard waste:  Fridays – April 19 and May 17, 2024

Fall Cleanup Schedule – Fridays – November 8, 15, 22, and December 6, 2024

The Village coordinates with the collector for curbside pick up of yard waste six times per year for all Village residents. Twice in the spring and four times in the fall. Leaves, grass clippings, and branches must be in paper yard waste bags. Branches must be 4 feet or less in length and 4 inches or less in diameter. Bags must not exceed 35 pounds. There is no limit on the number of bagged leaves.

"Nice historic park in the middle of the small town of Fruitport. A modern boat launch, bathrooms, covered picnic table area, a lot of room to play catch or frisbee. And go fishing in Spring Lake."

– Grant DuBridge

"Fruitport Old Fashioned Days is always fun at this park every Memorial Day. A great park for kids to play and dogs to run."

– Jennifer Hancock

"Wow what a great park for fishing, family cookouts, and outdoor concerts I believe Thursday night! Nice clean restrooms also!"

– William Masselink