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Alpena County Recycling


Download the Alpena Recycling Services Brochure!

NOTE: No masks are required if you have had your Covid-19 vaccination. 

Contact info:

Alpena Resource Recovery Facility

4395 W M-32, Alpena
(989) 354-2607
Monday - Friday 8am - 3pm, Saturday 8am - 1pm

Business & Non-Resident Permits

As of January 1, 2020, businesses can purchase a Business Permit from between $100 - $300 (cost is dependent upon the amount of material generated). Current permits can continued to be used until their expiration date, however after the current permit expires, please call 989-354-2607 to determine the new charge. 

Out-of-County residents can purchase an Out-of-County permit for $25. Once the current permit expires, the new rate will apply.

Please visit the Alpena Resource Recovery Facility during regular business hours or mail a check to:

PO Box 457
Gaylord, MI 49734


 **** We will no longer be taking in boats and hot tubs. Please take boats and hot tubs to the MOA 6751 Landfill Rd., Atlanta, Mi. 49709.  989-785-6500. ****

Do you need to dispose of used ink cartridges? Please take used ink cartridges to Walmart or Meijer in Alpena - both take these free of charge in their electronics departments. 

Alpena Recycling News

Jun 1, 2021
Alpena Resource Recovery Facility will be holding Freon/Electronics Collections on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month and Household Hazardous Waste Collections on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month starting more...
May 19, 2021
Alpena Power Company is partnered with Efficiency United - this means that our customers are eligible to schedule a pickup to have your old appliances hauled away! If your fridge or more...
Jan 25, 2021
Click below to read the 2020 Recycling Report submitted to EGLE.