REPUBLIC WASTE SERVICES: Their toll free
number is 1-877-264-5544.
Republic Waste website: www.republicwaste.net
Service Day: Collection day for all Ann Arbor Township residents
Click here for
2013 pickup schedule Area A and Area B. Click here for
MAP. Area "A" is basically north of Plymouth Road.
Area "B" is the eastern and central portions of the Township.
Bi-weekly Recyling and Bi-weekly Yard Waste Collection: You
will receive bi-weekly curbside recycling and bi-weekly yard waste
collection. Yard waste will be collected from April through November
of every year alternating the opposite week of recyling. Recycling
is every other week for the entire year. Contact Republic Waste
for a calendar which breaks down which week is for recyling and
Your Quarterly Cost: You will automatically be billed $51.92
per quarter for services every 3 months (until April 2013 at which time the rate increases to $54.75 per quarter.). Should
you wish to stop your service at any time, due to your moving or
extended vacation, please contact Republic Waste Services as soon
Bulky Items: Bulky items will be collected for $10 per item.
Those items containing freon must be tagged free of freon by a certified
technician. All bulky items must be tagged with a "bulky item"
sticker which are available for purchase at the Township Hall, 3792
Pontiac Trail (734) 663-3418.
96-Gallon Carts: Residents should have a 96-gallon wheeled
cart from Republic Waste to accommodate all of their refuse needs, and starting in April 2013, a second 96-gallon or 65-gallon cart for recycling.
Carts are easily wheeled to the curb, wind proof, animal proof and
aid in eliminating odors and lost lids. These carts are FREE.
Please note, it takes 2-3 weeks for delivery. Please contact Republic's
Customer Service Center to order yours today at 1-877-264-5544.
Refuse Collection: Refuse cans or bags should be placed
at the curb NO LATER than 7:00 a.m. on your collection day. Refuse
must be placed at the curb in a watertight 32-gallon container with
handles or in a 96 gallon curb cart from Republic. You may place
as much as you want provided it is properly contained.
Special (Bulky) Pickups: Bulky items are anything you cannot
place within your garbage can or curb cart, such as carpet (must
be rolled and secured for one person handling), water softeners,
mattresses and box springs, furniture and large appliances. Those
items containing freon must be tagged free of freon by a certified
technician. All bulky items must be tagged with a "Bulky Item"
sticker available for purchase at the Ann Arbor Township Hall for
Recycle collection will be EVERY OTHER WEEK, alternating with compost
during the yard waste season.
WHAT AND HOW TO RECYCLE:
GLASS: Bottles and jar. Rinse out, remove lids, labels
are OK. No pyrex, window glass, ceramics, light bulbs, mirrors,
or broken glass.
METAL FOOD & BEVERAGE CANS: Metal food and beverage
cans; also lids from glass bottles & jars. Rinse clean; labels
PLASTICS: PET #1 AND HDPE #2: Plastic jugs (#1 and
#2 plastics) and all household plastic containers (#3 - #7). Rinse
well; remove caps, labels are OK. No motor oil or chemical containers.
PAPER: Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper,
cardboard, paper bags, office paper and phone books. Place flat
in the bottom of your recycling bin, or place in a brown paper grocery
YARD WASTE COLLECTION: Grass clippings, leaves, brush and
other yard waste will be collected EVERY OTHER WEEK (opposite week
of recycling) from April through the end of November on your regularly
scheduled collection day.
Put grass, leaves, weeds and garden waste into biodegradable Kraft
paper bags or place loose in a 32 gallon can clearly marked "YARD
WASTE" or "COMPOST." Bags or cans may not weigh in
excess of 50 lbs. Twigs, brush and shrubbery must be be tied in
bunches not more than 4 feet in length and no more than 6 inches
in diameter. Questions regarding compost collection guidelines or
schedules may be addressed to Republic Waste Services at (877) 264-5544.
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: Unless you are notified otherwise by Republic
there will be no collection on the following holidays:
New Years Day - Labor Day - Memorial Day - July 4th - Thanksgiving
Day - Christmas Day
When the holiday falls on a weekday, there will be no collections
on that day, and the rest of the week's refuse, recycling and yard
waste collection will be one day later than usual, so during
holiday weeks, Ann Arbor Township trash pickup will be on Saturday.
If this holiday falls upon a weekend, your collection day will not
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