Dumpster Days

Dumpster Days

Texas Township offers a dumpster service to its residents on the first Saturday of the month from April-October (excluding July). This service is an excellent way for residents to dispose of extra household junk & debris. The 2019 Dumpster Dates are as follows: 

  • Saturday, April 6th | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, May 4th | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, June 1st | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • No Dumpster Day Scheduled in July
  • Saturday, August 3rd | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, September 7th | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, October 5th | 9:00am-12:00pm
    This Dumpster Day will be located at the Texas Drive Park, 6603 Texas Dr, due to construction at the 6th Street Park

Drop Off Location: 6th Street Park | 6321 South 6th Street | Kalamazoo, MI 49009 (except October 5th)

Please note that drop off is ONLY available on the dates specified above during the hours of 9:00am-12:00pm. Anyone who leaves items outside of the specified dates and times may be prosecuted. All residents choosing to partake of this service are required to unload their own vehicle, and there is a 10 minute time limit. Please note that a minimum fee of $5 does exist (cash only please), but may increase depending on the size of the load.

Acceptable Items: 

  • Household junk and debris (whatever you have cleaned out of those closets, cupboards, basement or garage) & Metals

Non-Acceptable Items: 

  • HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS
  • CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS (wallboard, roofing, plaster, drywall, etc.)
  • NO YARD WASTE (leaves, branches, grass clippings, etc)
  • NO DEAD ANIMALS
  • NO EXPLOSIVES
  • NO SCRAP LUMBER, PALLETS, RAILROAD TIES (smaller broken up pieces accepted)
  • NO AUTO PARTS OR TIRES
  • NO PAINT CANS (dried latex accepted)
  • NO GLASS OR BOTTLES
  • NO ROCKS, SAND OR CONCRETE MATERIAL

Misc. Items to Dispose Of

Appliances with Freon

Refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers. Freon must be removed by a Licensed Recovery Agent. Appliances that use freon will be accepted at dumpsite only with sticker from Licensed Recovery Agent.

1. Ted’s Appliance 382-1540 – 2425 E. Cork St., Kalamazoo

Push, pull, or tug it in. However you get it there they will remove the freon and dispose of your appliance for a minimal fee. Call for latest pricing.

2. Nelson’s Appliance 323-2254, 7619 S. Westnedge – Portage

Take your appliance to Nelson and they will remove your freon and dispose of your appliance for a minimal fee. Pickup of your appliance is available. Call for latest pricing.

3. AA Appliance 668-3055, 23982 Red Arrow Hwy – Mattawan

Take your appliance to AA and they will remove your freon and dispose of your appliance for a minimal fee. Pickup of your appliance is available. Call for latest pricing.

Construction Debris

Doors, windows, bathtubs, sinks, etc: you may be able to retrieve dollars for some items. Contact a wrecking company to see if they are interested in your junk.

Buy/Sell used construction materials.

Kalamazoo Wrecking Co. 349-8195, 2206 Nichols Rd (Corner Nichols & Ravine

Buy/Sell used construction materials. Check your yellow pages under Demolition Contractors for further information

Used Auto Parts

Oil and many auto parts can be recycled through your local auto parts store. Check your yellow pages for used auto parts and new auto parts to see if they can assist.

Tires will be accepted at most tire stores (Discount Tire, Goodyear, Firestone)