Recycling & Waste

Recycling


While the city currently does not offer city-sponsored recycling, there are some options available to residents. Ottawa County Environmental Health offers a comprehensive recycling program for paper, metal, plastic, glass as well as operating several hazardous waste sites throughout the county.

Scrap Tire Recycling Events


The Ottawa Conservation District will be holding 2 scrap tire recycling events on June 6, 2020 and August 8, 2020. Get more information here.

Yard & Household Waste


The city provides fall curbside leaf pick up for its residents one time per year. The city also offers a spring curbside clean-up of twigs, shrub debris and tree limbs once per year. Residents may also bring unwanted household items to the Autumn Hills Recycling and Disposal Facility once per year in the spring (hazardous and/or toxic items will not be accepted). For more information on these services, please contact the City Services and Infrastructure Department at 616-772-0870.

Spring Curbside Clean-Up


The City of Zeeland’s Annual Spring Curbside Clean-Up will take place Monday, April 13, 2020 through Friday, April 17, 2020. City residents may place tree branches, twigs, and shrub debris only in the street curb beginning Monday, April 6, 2020. No leaves, grass or other garden clippings should be placed out for pick up. Tree branches 4 feet or smaller only. Residents are asked to not place any debris in the street curb prior to Monday, April 6, 2020.

Annual Disposal Day at Autumn Hills

 
**The City’s Annual Disposal Day at Autumn Hills 
has been POSTPONED until further notice.**

Any questions may be referred to the City Services and Infrastructure Department at 616- 772-0870.

Riley Street Brush Drop-Off Site


Riley Street Brush Drop-Off Site - Located on Riley between Centennial and Fairview. Hours of operation are Fridays from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. The site will re-open for the 2020 season on Friday, May 1, 2020. City of Zeeland residents may drop off tree branches and shrub debris only-no grass clippings, leaves or other garden waste allowed. For more information, please contact the City Services and Infrastructure Department at 616-772-0870.


Christmas Tree Disposal
City of Zeeland residents will be allowed to dispose of natural (no artificial trees will be accepted) Christmas trees, free of all decorations and lights, at the Riley Street Brush Drop-Off Facility (located on the north side of Riley between Centennial and Fairview) on:

Saturday, December 26, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon AND

Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

The site will be manned and proof of City residency will be required. For more information, please contact the City Services & Infrastructure Department at 772-0870

 No curbside pick-up / No additional tree disposal service will be provided.

CFL Light Bulbs

Residents wishing to dispose of these types of light bulbs may take them to either of the locations listed below for disposal at no cost:

  • Ace Hardware
    435 West Main Avenue
    Zeeland, MI 49464
  • Ace Hardware
    122 West Main Avenue
    Zeeland, MI 49464
  • Zeeland Board of Public Works
    350 East Washington Avenue
    Zeeland, MI 49464
Approved Waste Haulers
For a listing of the current approved waster haulers for the City of Zeeland please click here.