There are several types of trash; regular household garbage, yard waste, larger household items and hazardous materials.

How to properly dispose of your trash, lawn debris and household items.

Household Trash


The City does not provide weekly household trash disposal.  There are several local waste haulers that provide services to suit your individual needs.  Everything from large dumpsters, smaller bins or individual bags.

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Rubbish Disposal


People living outside of the City limits, should check with their township officials to see if they provide this service during the year.  Emmet County also has a year 'round Transfer Station that accepts most all types of trash, rubbish, construction debris, etc. for a fee.  Located at 7363 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs * Phone: (231) 526-2031

CITY-WIDE RUBBISH PICKUP - For residents living within the City limits of Boyne City, the City provides a rubbish pick-up twice per year for larger items that cannot be disposed of with your household trash; such as mattresses, furniture and light construction debris. 

Only one pickup day is scheduled for spring and fall...

Saturday, May 18, 2024 & Saturday, September 21, 2024

This collection will serve all 3 unit or less residential properties in the City. It does not serve commercial properties.

  • This program is in addition to, not a replacement of your existing household garbage.
  • The total volume of all items that may be placed out for collection per house is limited to two cubic yards.
  • Please do not place materials out at the street before 5 p.m. the day before pickup and it must be out no later than 7 a.m.
  • Click on the file link below for complete details and acceptable / non-acceptable items.

2024 Rubbish Collection Flyer

2024 Rubbish Collection - Permitted Items

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection


Charlevoix County holds a household hazard waste collection once in June and again in September of each year through their recycling program.  This program provides for a safe, responsible way to get rid of items such as oil-based paints, appliances, electronics, and much more.  Your items will be recycled whenever possible or be disposed of in an environmentally safe way. 


Dates for 2024 are Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th.

Reservations required. Call the county at 231-547-0080.


Visit the county's website for details.

View the 2024 Flyer for details.

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