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The operating hours of the Landfill are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm. New in 2023, April through November, the Landfill will be open Wednesdays until 6 pm and select Saturdays – April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, July 8, August 5, September 9, October 7, November 4, November 25, and December 30 – 7 am - 2 pm. The Landfill is CLOSED all other Saturdays. For a complete list of extended hours, including holidays, please visit the Landfill Calendar.
The landfill is classified as a Type II landfill, which means only residential and non-hazardous industrial wastes will be accepted.
The landfill, in conjunction with the Midland County Health Department, hosts free Household Hazardous Waste Collections for residents several times each year, beginning in April.
The City of Midland's Department of Public Services collects certain recyclable materials on refuse collection days. Certain items are also collected at the Midland Volunteers for Recycling Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling. The recycling center is located at the entrance to the landfill.
For more information on curbside recycling please visit the recycling page. For more information on Midland Recyclers, please visit their website at http://www.midlandrecyclers.org/.
Free tours of the landfill may be arranged by calling 989-837-6988. Schedule a free tour of Midland Recyclers (at the entrance to the landfill) by calling 989-631-1668.
The plan was developed and is maintained by a diverse group representing local government, county residents, industry, environmental groups and others. The comprehensive plan, developed by the Midland County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, is available for viewing at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.