Waste Receiving Station

Central Lake Township Waste Receiving Station

House of Operation: (Depending on season)

Winter hours are December 1 through March 31

Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Saturday: 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Should you have questions, please contact the Township Office at (231)-544-6687, Monday through Thursday.

Household waste can be dropped off at the Waste Receiving Station in 30 gallon plastic garbage bags.  Handlers at the facility will ask for one coupon for each bag dropped off or $3 per bag.  The coupon cost for Central Lake Township and Central Lake Village residents is $20 (10 coupons per punch card).  Books are available at the township hall during normal working hours or at the Waste Receiving Station.

Summer hours are April 1 through November 30 and are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Recycling is free.  For more information on the materials accepted, please read the recycling information found on the Antrim County website.

Additional Information

The drop-off lawn clippings, brush and leaves is free for Central Lake Township and Village residents only.  All Township or Village residents and property owners MUST show proof of residency with a driver’s license or a tax bill and will be issued a sticker.  Effective June, 2017, non-residents will be charged to use the Waste Receiving Station for lawn clippings, brush and leaves.  Any Township or Village resident involved with a lawn maintenance service is NOT permitted to use the free service for unloading of the clippings, brush nor leaves.


DPW Staff

Don Clark and Tyler Spence

Main Office Phone

Physical Address

1622 North M-88

Central Lake, MI 49622

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 748

Central Lake, MI 49622

Town Meetings

The regularTownship Board Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 P.M. in the Governmental Center at 1622 North M-88.

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