Transfer Station

*Recycling Pass cost has increased from $10 to $30... Costs incurred by the Township to keep recycling available is greatly increasing.  We plan to continue offering the opportunity to recycle at our Transfer Station, unfortunately, some of the cost must be passed on to the users.

The Dalton Township Transfer Station is open to Dalton Township residents only.

{Prices} Effective date 4/1/2019 Rev.

Dalton Township Transfer Station Located at Michillinda and Russell Rd.

*changes in red effective 4/01/2019

Hours of Operation:
April - October: Wednesdays 8-4 & Saturdays 8-4
Nov - March: Saturdays 8-4                                    
(passed June 20th, 2011)

Dalton Township Hall (231) 766-3043

Not allowed - Dump trucks. Contractors allowed with building permit and business address - all loads must be tarped - all loose household trash must be in bags or cans.

A $30 annual Recycling pass must be purchased for Recycling & Brush up to 4" diameter. The pass can be purchased from the Township Hall or at the Transfer Station and must hang from your rear-view mirror during your recycling/brush trip.

Acceptable recyclable items: Tin, Glass Jars, Plastic #1 through #7 (previous listed items do not need to be separated), Cardboard, Office paper, Junk mail, newspapers, and phone books.

FREE: Leaves, Grass clippings (no plastics bags allowed), concrete, fill dirt and car batteries, and any kind of metal.

Large items (boats, hot tubs, trailers, etc.) may need to be broken down at the transfer station at the attendant's discretion, so they can fit better in the dumpsters.

All load sizes based on 8' pickup box - Added cost for more than 8'


$1 per container up to 32 gallon size
$2 per container 32 - 55 gallon size
$3 per garbage can over 55-gallon size
$20 for level load of garbage or miscellaneous junk, not including metal items
$25 for load over side rails, may be charged more depending on size
$60  for construction materials up to level load
$90 for load over side rails, may be charged more depending on size
$30 fee for appliances with Freon
$15 for a couch $10 for a loveseat $8 for living room type chair
$5 for twin or smaller mattress, $8 for full size or larger mattress $6 for dressers of any size
$4 for passenger tires $10 for semi tires $25 for tractor tires



Small $3 Medium $5 Large $8
Dump trailers of stumps: single axle $35 tandem axle $45

Amended 3/28/2016