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 2017 Dumpster Dates are as follows: 

  • Saturday, April 1st | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, May 6th | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, June 3rd | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • No Dumpster Day Scheduled in July
  • Saturday, August 5th | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, September 2nd | 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, October 7th | 9:00am-12:00pm

Drop Off Location: 6321 South 6th Street | Kalamazoo, MI 49009

 

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)