Waste Management is contracted by Tawas City for trash pickup. Trash pickup is on Tuesday’s. 

Requirements include:

  • One bulky item is accepted with your weekly trash pickup. Examples include furniture, appliances (freon must be drained and item tagged) and carpet (must be rolled; rolls no longer longer than 4 feet).
  • Any loose materials must be bundled or boxed (under 50 pounds).
  • Prohibited items include liquid waste, paint, tires, auto parts and building materials.

During weeks with a legal holiday, trash pickup is on Wednesday. The following dates trash will be picked up on Wednesday:

2019 Dates

  • New Year’s Day Week – Wednesday, January 2nd
  • Memorial Day Week –  Wednesday, May 29th
  • Independence Day Week – Tuesday, July 2nd
  • Labor Day Week – Wednesday, September 4th
  • Christmas Day Week – Tuesday, December 24th
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