Holiday Recycling

Holiday Light Recycling

Holiday string lights can be dropped off at one of the locations listed below through January 18th. Look for deignated collection carts during regular business hours at each location:

  • Bay City Hall - 301 Washington Ave., Bay City
  • Bay City Electric Light and Power - 900 S. Water Street, Bay City
  • Wirt Library - 500 Center Ave., Bay City
  • Sage Library - 100 E. Midland St., Bay City
  • Clements Electric - 204 S. Dean St., Bay City
  • Saginaw Bay Land Conservancy - 1008 Johnson St., Bay City
  • Midland Recyclers - 4305 E. Ashman St., Midland

This program is in partnership with Resourceful Recycling in Chesaning, who will process the lights for proper recycling. 

holiday light recycling bulb

Hard to Recycle Items Drop-Off

WHAT: We will accept the following hard to recycle items:

  • Cardboard
  • Christmas trees (real/live; no artificial)
  • Holiday string lights
  • Plastic shopping bags
  • Shredded paper
  • Styrofoam

WHEN: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • December 26, 2018
  • December 29, 2018
  • January 2, 2019
  • January 5, 2019

WHERE: Bay City Transfer Station, 2900 North Water Street

Curbside Tree Collection

Real/live Christmas trees will be collected curbside from January 1 - 18, 2019.

  • Remove ALL decorations (no lights, tinsel, ornaments, etc.)
  • NO bagged trees
  • Real/live trees only (no artificial)
christmas tree recycling