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MARQUETTE COUNTY LANDFILL GUIDELINES FOR WASTE DISPOSAL

THIS FACILITY IS FOR AUTHORIZED HAULERS ONLY. YOU MUST HAVE AUTHORIZATION FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OF ORIGIN TO HAUL TO THE LANDFILL.

Landfill hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


- Enter at your own risk. Follow all signs and instructions given by landfill employees.

- Speed limit is 15 MPH throughout the landfill site.

- Steel-toed boots are required, as there are needles, nails and other hazardous material around you.

- Stop COMPLETELY before SLOWLY driving onto the scale.

- NO SMOKING is allowed anywhere on site.

- Leave your load tarped until you are at the dump site and ready to dump.

- Make sure your vehicle is within the scale boundaries. This includes the truck and trailer.

- Go into the office to give your information to the scale operator.

- LEAVE CHILDREN AND PETS AT HOME FOR THEIR SAFETY

- Stay in line! Dump in the order that you came across the scale; do not cut in front of trucks that are waiting to dump. Stay in your vehicle while waiting to dump. Dump between the “X’ signs, not on the “X” signs. Charges will be assessed to loads dumped in the wrong location.

- Tires must NOT be mixed with other wastes. An additional fee of $10 per tire will be charged if tires are in dumped loads.

-. A mixed load charge of $10/ton (minimum of $50) will be charged if yard waste is put into the landfill. Yard waste (leaves, brush) must NOT be put in the landfill.-                  There is a separate dumping area for organics. They cannot be in bags.

- Stay away from all equipment… Do not walk or drive near equipment. Do not pass landfill equipment on Authority property. Landfill equipment has the right of way.

- Stay out of trash/waste – NO SCAVENGING IS ALLOWED.

- Leave animals (birds) alone.

- Clean-outs of containers or trailers are done based on availability of personnel and/or equipment. ($25 charge)

Refrigerators and other items containing Freon are accepted with a $15 Freon removal charge

These guidelines are given for your safety while at the landfill. Please abide by these landfill guidelines and follow any instructions given by landfill employees. Failure to do so may result in revoking of dumping privileges 

 


Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority

600 County Road NP
Marquette, Michigan 49855
Phone: (906) 249-4125
Fax: (906) 249-9377
e-mail:
swaste@ironbay.net



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