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Northeast Michigan RecyclingRecycling not only has far-reaching environmental but also economic benefits on a personal, local and regional level. NEMCOG is providing information on recycling in northeast Michigan in order to encourage residents to take advantage of this service which is available in various locations throughout the region.

What happens to the things you recycle?

If you live in Cheboygan, Emmet, Otsego or Presque Isle county, they are processed and marketed through the Emmet County Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). Check out this quick video tour of the facility and learn a bit about the factories that use your materials to make new products.

What happens to the things you recycle - video for KIDS!

Recycling News

Dec 19, 2016
ALPENA RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITY COMMERCIAL BUSINESS RECYCLING PERMITS Effective January 1, 2017, Alpena County Businesses can purchase a “Business Permit” for a fee of $100.00.  This permit will be good for one year more...