Transfer Station

For more information on Powell Township Transfer Station passes, please contact the Zoning Administrator at the Powell Township Government offices during regular business hours. Must have parcel number ready and proof of ownership if new to the community.

Powell Township Transfer Station Hours:

Winter Hours effective October 17th Tuesdays 3pm-6pm and Saturdays 9am-noon.

Summer Hours effective June 1st Tuesdays 3pm-7pm and Saturdays 8am-noon.

What CAN be recycled: Paper, Food containers, aluminum, steel, tins cans. Plastics #1 -#7. Rinse food containers; break down all large items; no trash, food items or hazardous waste in recycling containers. Do not put them in plastic bags.

What CAN NOT be recycled: Glass bottles and jars. Auto/Mirror or tinted glass, blueprints, overhead transparencies, carbon paper, carpeting, clothing, hazardous waste, diapers, foil containers, alcohol wipes, light bulbs, pet soiled papers, photo paper, pyres/heat resistant ovenware, rubber materials, latex, self-adhesive labels, Styrofoam products, wax coated products.

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority collections are held May through October only. There are no collections during the winter months. All sites are open to any Marquette County resident with only Household Hazardous Waste. The collections are held at one of the two following locations:

The City of Marquette Rubbish/Compost Site is located at the intersection of McClellan Ave and Pioneer Rd.

The West End Transfer Station is located in West Ishpeming ( The north side of US 41 west of Ishpeming just west of the DNR field station).

2019 Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

For a list of acceptable materials or more information concerning hazardous waste disposal visit Marquette Solid Waste Authority website at or contact us at (906) 249-4125.