Rubbish Removal Program guidelines beginning February 1, 2016.
New Rates: Effective February 1, 2016 the cost to every resident is set at $4.00 per month and will be charged to your water bill. Residents currently paying a curb cart fee will no longer be charged.
Rubbish Removal: The City of Howell has a contract with Advanced Disposal Solutions (ADS) for the weekly pick up. Those residing on the east side of Michigan Avenue, except East Grand River Avenue, will be picked up each Monday. Residents on the west side of Michigan Avenue, East and West Grand River and the Rolling Oaks Subdivision will be picked up on Tuesday. Rubbish must be in garbage bags in the curb cart and placed at the curbside by 6 am on pick up day. Green bags are no longer necessary and will not be collected outside the curb carts. Extra curb carts are available for an annual cost directly from Advanced Disposal Solutions at (517) 219-1163. Please review the City calendar for your pick up dates and holiday schedule changes.
Bulky Items Disposal: If you have a large item to dispose of that will not fit in your curb cart, you are no longer required to purchase a "Bulky Item" sticker effective February 1st. Each week one bulky item is permitted free of charge to be placed at the curb for pick up on your scheduled day. Note: Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, etc. must have Freon removed with certification. Carpet must be cut into 4' rolls, amount equivalent to one room. Items that cannot be handled safely by two people will not be taken. Construction, demolition debris, large auto parts/tires will NOT be taken.
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal: If you have household hazardous waste to dispose of please contact Livingston County Solid Waste at 517-545-9609 or http://www.livgov.com/dpw/Pages/default.aspx