Sunday, December 30, 2012
There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, pushing pick-up back one day for the remainder of the week.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jenny Whalen
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Nearly all Macomb Township residents will see their trash collection delayed a day due to the New Year's holiday. There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1. Because of this, all normally scheduled pickups from Tuesday through Thursday will be delayed by one day. Residents schedueld for Monday pickups will not be affected. These are primarily residents in the area west of Romeo Plank and south of 23 Mile Road.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
With no Christmas or New Year's Day collection, trash and recycling pickup will be pushed back one day for those with Tuesday-Friday times.
Friday, December 21, 2012
There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 or Jan. 1, 2013, pushing pick-up back one day for the remainder of the week.
Nearly all Macomb Township residents will see their trash collection delayed a day due to the Christmas and New Year's holidays. There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, or New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1. Because of this, all normally scheduled pickups from Tuesday through Thursday will be delayed by one day. Residents schedueld for Monday pickups will not be affected. These are primarily residents in the area west of Romeo Plank and south of 23 Mile Road.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on Thursday, Nov. 22, pushing pick-up back to Friday.
Residents in central Macomb Township will see their trash collection delayed this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no rubbish collection or recycling on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Residents normally scheduled for a Thursday pick-up will have their trash and recycling bins collected on Friday. The normal collection schedule will resume Monday, Nov. 26. Schools, government offices and the library will also operate on special holiday schedules. Find those times here.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The Macomb Township Fire Department reminds residents that fall leaves must be disposed of as yard waste.
As leaves on the ground begin to outnumber those on the trees, homeowners find themselves faced with the arduous task of raking and disposing of a season's worth of yard waste. But as this clean-up process begins, the Macomb Township Fire Department asks residents to remember that open burning of leaves and other brush is strictly prohibited throughout the township. However, with a permit, residents may burn brush, logs, branches and tree stumps. The burning of leaves, grass or any like material giving off foul odors of any kind is prohibited. Permits can be obtained at Fire Station No. 4, located at 16820 25 Mile Rd., during normal business hours. Yard waste removal runs until the end of November in Macomb Township. Leaves and other other…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Macomb Township residents are encouraged to drop off their hazardous household waste from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Marvin Blank Senior Center for the township's annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day.
To help residents ready their homes for fall, Macomb Township will host a household hazardous waste collection next weekend. From leftover pool chemicals and fertilizer, to disinfectants and nail polish remover, more than 20 types of household waste will be accepted Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Marvin Blank Senior Center, located behind Fire Station No. 1 on 23 Mile Road. From 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Waste Management staff will be on site to collect and properly dispose of residents' hazardous waste. Electronic recycling will not be accepted at this event. The drop off is only open to Macomb Township residents, so driver's license or proof of residency will be required. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generate 1.6 …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Waste Management will begin Thursday's trash pickup at 6 a.m. so sanitation workers avoid the extreme heat predicted.
With temperatures expected to reach the high 90s Thursday, Waste Management will start its trash pickup at 6 a.m.–an hour earlier than the regularly scheduled time–in an effort to help sanitation workers avoid the extreme heat. This change in time will only affect the areas typically serviced on Thursday. These sections include: There will be no trash pickup on Wednesday, July 4. Because of the holiday, all collections will be one day behind.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Macomb families turned out in force Saturday for the township's 13th annual Tons O' Trucks event at the St. John Medical Center on 23 Mile Road.
The weatherman predicted it would be a washout, but Saturday dawned sunny and clear, encouraging thousands of area families to visit the 13th annual Tons O’ Trucks and Wheeled Wonders at the St. John Medical Center in Macomb Township. The premiere summer event of the township’s parks and recreation department, Tons O’ Trucks featured more than 60 vehicles, ranging from construction equipment and police cars to tractors, tow trucks and even a Zamboni. Macomb Patch was there to capture some of the action. But you can add your own photos from Tons O' Trucks by clicking the button above that says, "Upload Photos and Videos."
Friday, May 25, 2012
From construction zones to trash pickup, here's what you need to know before you leave town or check out for the weekend.
There's plenty to do this weekend around Macomb Township — as our Events Calendar and Memorial Day Parade Guide tells you. But if you have to leave us, here's what you should know before you go: Around Macomb Township, the National Weather Service forecasts a chance of thunderstorms with a high of 80 degrees. Temperatures are predicted to hit 78 and 88 degrees, respectively, Saturday and Sunday, with a chance of rain and thunderstorms continuing through Memorial Day, which may hit 90 degrees. Across Michigan the weather are similar. The chance of thunderstorms continues through the weekend from the west side of the state up to the Mackinac Bridge. Temperatures are expected to cool as you head farther north, but the highs should remain in …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Residents who pay annually in advance will not be subject to increases due to fuel prices.
All Macomb Township residents have the option of making one advance annual payment for their Waste Management service and thereby avoiding future increases due to fuel prices. Customers who choose this option will pay $179.04 and be exempt from any fuel price increases over the next year. To make an advance annual payment, call Waste Management at 1-866-797-9018. The deadline for residents to choose this option is June 1. Township seniors (60 and over) are also eligible for a discounted rate. Seniors who pay annually will receive one month off their total bill. Interested seniors should fill out and return the Waste Management Senior Discount Verification Form to the office of the township supervisor, 54111 Broughton Road, Macomb, MI, …