City of Tawas City Compost Requirements

To obtain a burn permit for Tawas City Call 1-866-922-2876

Monday Curbside Pickup

BEGINS: The first Monday of MAY to MID FALL (to be determined)
THIS SERVICE IS FOR RESIDENTIAL YARD MAINTENANCE ONLY

  • Curbside brush and compost failing to comply with the requirements will not be picked up.
  • Use only Kraft Paper Bags with weight under 50 pounds.
  • Trash Cans 32 gallons or smaller affixed with compost sticker available at Tawas City Hall for $5.00.
  • Brush shall be no larger than 4″ in diameter and 4 ft. in length (bundled) weighing less than 50 pounds.
  • Place Bags/Brush on homeowner side of road on Sunday after 6 p.m. or before 7 a.m. Monday morning.
  • No Full Trees/Tree Stumps/Full Bushes.
  • No Building Construction Debris/Sod/Garbage.
  • Plastic Bags will not be picked up.

Compost Key Requirements

THIS SERVICE IS FOR TAWAS CITY RESIDENTS ONLY

  • Compost Key shall be picked up at City Hall by residents only.  The key shall not be loaned to any other party.
  • Ten ($10) dollar deposit will be REQUIRED and REFUNDED ONLY if the key is returned within a 2 hour period.
  • Brush shall be no larger than 4″ in diameter.
  • No Full Trees/Tree Stumps/Full Bushes.
  • No Building Construction Debris/Sod/Dirt/Garbage.
  • No plastic bags are to be left at the site.
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