Recycling and Trash Removal

STICKS – Curbside Pick Up – May 6th thru May 10th 2024 & October 1st thru October 7th 2024

  • Sticks must be piled at street curbsides no later than 9:00 am during event days. Please do not overload piles of sticks (do not exceed 4ft in height) and place all cut ends of sticks in the same direction. Do not include yard clippings, leaves, dirt, garbage, construction materials, plastics, metal, stumps or other of types of debris. If a curbside pick up is missed let us know at (517) 645-7641 or email

LEAVES – Curbside Pick Up – October 1st thru November 30th 2024

  • Leaves must be piled in rows at street curbsides no later than 9:00 am during event days. Please place rows along the curbside edge of the public street, not in travel lanes. Leaves must not contain debris like garbage, plastics, sticks, metal or brush. Piles should be no more than 3ft – 4ft feet wide by 3ft in height. If a curbside pick up is missed let us know at (517) 645-7641 or email

DUMP YOUR JUNK – Lake Alliance Park – May 18th 2024 & October 19th 2024 – 8 am to Noon (or when dumpsters are full)

  • Potterville City residents (only) may drop off junk mattresses, couches, iron, steel, misc. metals, glass, washers/dryers, refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, and/or other large rubbish items at no extra charge on event days. Residential rubbish only. Commercial disposal is strictly prohibited. No construction materials or grass clippings are allowed. No tires, PCBs, lead batteries, liquids, hazardous waste, chemicals, paint and/or yard waste. Proof of City residency is required. All disposable items should be delivered to the Lake Alliance Park Compost Area during event hours. To verify if an item is disposable, contact the Potterville City Office at (517) 645-7641 or email

NOTICE Eaton County recycle dumpster locations in the City of Porterville and Village of Sunfield have been closed and discontinued. A complete list of recycling services is made available by Eaton County Resource Recovery along with hours of operation and description of acceptable materials at—Recycling. The County Department of Resource Recovery has more information regarding residential recycling including a schedule of upcoming collection events at

A list residential waste haulers that offer curbside recycling services within Eaton County are provided below. All serve the Potterville community. Please check with the specific waste hauler for more information.





Eaton County Recycling Facilities operate under controls of the local municipality of which the location resides and is open to all Eaton County residents.   County Recycling Programs and collection events coordinated by the Department of Resource Recovery are made possible through a surcharge paid by Eaton County residents on their waste hauling bill at a rate of $0.60 per month. The revenues provide some assistance to area recycling sites as listed below:

Charlotte Area Recycling Center Hours: Saturday’s & Tuesday’s 8 am – 12 pm and Thursday’s 2 pm – 6 pm. For a list of their accepted materials visit:

Delta Township Recycling Centers Hours: Tuesdays & Saturday 8 am – 4 pm and Wednesday 12 pm – 6 pm. See link for details:

Eaton Rapids Recycle Center Hours: 7 days/week 7 am-11:30 pm.

Bellevue Olivet Recycling Center Hours: Wednesdays 8 am – 11 am and 4 pm – 7 pm. See link for details:

Grand Ledge Recycle Center Hours: Wednesday’s from 3 pm – 7 pm and Saturday’s 8 am – 4 pm. See link for details:

Mulliken Recycle Center Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, Tuesday 2 pm – 6 pm, and Friday 1 pm – 5 pm.

Sunfield Recycle Center : Closed

Potterville Recycle Center: Closed


Eaton County surcharge revenues also provide special events and programs designed to assist residents in the disposal of everyday household goods deemed hazardous to the environment if improperly handled. A general list of acceptable materials are as follows:

  • Batteries
  • Cooking Oil
  • Electronics
  • Freon
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Medical Sharps
  • Mercury
  • Scrap Tires

County Recycling Services are made possible due to the Eaton County Solid Waste Ordinance of 1993 (PDF) as amended.