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Trash and Recycling Schedule 2017

Please note that China Township residential trash pickup day is Tuesday.

Recycling will be picked up every other Tuesday beginning the week of January 10, 2017.


Effective Tuesday, January 10, 2017, Emterra Environmental USA will be serving our China Township residents. 

New recycling bins can be picked up at the Hall.
Every Resident is allowed ONLY 2 bins.

Please feel free to contact 

Emterra contact information:





Following is a link to the drop-off locations for hazardous recycling:


More information can be located here: 



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.

Wednesday Pickup Dates:

  • May 31, 2017
  • July 5, 2017
  • September 6, 2017
  • December 27, 2017
  • January 3, 2018

Guidelines for Trash Pick-Up:

  • place trash and recycling out prior to 6 am on Tuesday
  • trash should not weigh more than 40lbs
  • receptacles should be no larger than 32 gallons
  • recycling materials should be placed in the recycling bin or mark recycle containers.

We encourage recycling. Recycling bins are available at the township hall

Items to recycle:

  • clear glass ONLY
  • plastic bottles and milk jugs (#1 & #2)
  • household plastic (#3 & #7) empty container ONLY
  • steel, tin, and aluminum empty cans
  • kitchen cookware (metal pots, pans, tins, & utensils)
  • newspaper (remove bags, strings, rubber bands), junk mail, office paper
  • cardboard, paper bags, paperboard (non waxed covered), magazines & catalogs, & phone books