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Isabella County Emergency Mangement Announces Refuse Disposal Plan for Charter Township of Union Residents
6/29/2017 4:00:00 PM - Planning

Charter Township of Union, in Isabella County, received an unprecedented amount of rain in a short period of time on June 23, 2017 resulting in severe flooding throughout the community. Many homes were flooded resulting in water damaged items. A newly announced Disposal option for Union Township residents is outlined below:

Union Township Residents Flood Damage Refuse Disposal Plan - Saturday, July 1, 2017

  • This is a one day program only
  • There is no cost for the collection -- Waste Mangement will be running the Route
  • Residents may set out items now, but no later than 7 a.m. on Saturday
  • Items should be placed curbside, without blocking the roadway or storm drains
  • Do not place regular refuse and recycling with the flood-damaged items
  • Acceptable items include, but are not limited to: carpet, padding, drywall, tile, wood flooring, furniture and cardboard *carpet should be cut and bundled in 3ft sections, drywall cut in half.
  • Weight restrictions -- Items should be less than 50 lbs.
  • Items not eligible for collection include tires, fuel-based power tools, anything containing Freon or fuel, and household hazardous waste such as pesticides and paint cans.
  • All flood-damaged items should be considered contaminated and unsafe for use and the Township strongly discourages scavenging items placed at the curb for disposal

Please dispose of refuse responsibly and follow the options above. 

If residents have questions regarding flood damaged refuse collection, please call the Charter Township of Union office at 989-772-4600