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Trash pick up days are Friday, unless a holiday is that week, then the day will be Saturday.  See the calendar for dates. CLICK HERE  for updated calendar for 2019.

Trash/Recycling issues:

We now have a new local contact for Emterra.  Residents can contact Julie at 877-609-6753 ext. 1201. After hours or on weekends, leave a message and she will return your call as soon as possible. Please leave name, address and reason for the call in the message.  You may also contact Mary Kay Harris at the Township hall at (810)765-1145, ext 206.

Information regarding trash and recycling pick up :

Emterra Environmental USA is serving our China Township residents. 

Recycling bins are available at the Township Hall.
Every Resident is allowed ONLY 2 bins.

Emterra contact information:



Following is a link to the drop-off locations for hazardous materials and other items such as tires, yard waste, batteries, etc: 


Holiday Schedule

When a holiday falls on a week day, trash pickup will be on Saturday. Saturday pickup will be for these holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Saturday Pickup Dates:

  • January 5, 2019
  • June 1, 2019
  • July 6, 2019
  • September 7, 2019
  • November 30, 2019
  • December 28, 2019
  • January 4, 2020

CLICK HERE FOR GARBAGE/RECYCLING  Printer version of collection information.