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Request Granger Recycle Cart / Refuse & Recycling Information

Please email bhardaker@ci.saint-johns.mi.us to request a Granger recycle cart if you live within the city limits or call City Offices at 989-224-8944 during normal business hours   (M-F 8:00-5:00).

The City of St. Johns Rules and Regulations are as follows:

-Trash/recycle pickup is on Wednesdays or Fridays depending on your location. 

-DO NOT PLACE GREEN BAGS IN RECYCLE CART, THEY WILL NOT BE PICKED UP

-Trash should be securely bagged in mint green city trash bags and placed curbside by 7:00 am on or before your scheduled trash pickup day. All trash must be placed in the correct bags, this includes small convenience store bags and dog food bags. 

Mint green trash bags can be purchased in city offices, Wal-mart, Walgreens, Mazz's EndZone Party Store, Country Store, Krogers and Gill Roys Hardware.

-Each residence is issued a brown/yellow recycle cart. This cart is for loose, clean recyclables ONLY. Please do not put trash, green trash bags,
wood, dirt, pumpkins or compost in these carts. For detailed trash/recycling information, click here

-Old furniture, large appliances, water heaters, beds, or other large items, will not be picked up. It is your responsibility for disposal of these items. You can contact A disposal company directly to arrange to have these items picked up, at your cost or you may wait until the spring cleanup in May.


RECYCLE BATTERIES --- Bee's Sports at 2138 S. Business 127, St. Johns will accept your lead acid and alkaline batteries, at no cost to you.

Batteries/Cell Phones/Ink Jet Cartridges can be recycled in City Offices.

Types of Batteries Accepted: Nickel Cadmium/Lead acid batteries/Mercuic oxide, button cell batteries/Lithium batteries/Alkaline or zinc carbon batteries. No auto or marine batteries will be accepted in city offices. 

The Lions Club has operated a recycling program in St Johns since 1978.

The center is located on North Swegles Street between Steel and Lincoln streets in St Johns.

NEW! You may now recycle larger items at the recycling center such as:

Appliances

Scrap Metal 

Water Heaters

Furnaces

Electronics (No TV's) 

*For more information contact Roger at 989-640-1313*