Recycling Events

Holiday Light Recycling

Bay City Recycles will be collecting holiday light strands for recycling through January 15th, 2021.

Holiday Lights can be dropped off during regular business hours at the following locations:

  • Bay City Recycles – Drop-off Center: 2900 N. Water Street, Bay City (New Location 2020)
  • Bay County Civic Arena: 4231 Shrestha Dr, Bay City, MI 48706 (New Location 2020)
  • Hampton Township Hall: 801 W. Center Rd, Essexville, MI 48732 (New Location 2020)
  • Bangor Township Adm Building: 180 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI 48706 (New Location 2020)
  • Bay City Recycles (City Hall): 301 Washington Ave., Bay City, MI 48708
  • Bay City Electric Light & Power: 900 S. Water St., Bay City, MI 48708
  • Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy: 706 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706
  • Wirt Library: 500 Center Ave., Bay City, MI 48708
  • Sage Library: 100 E. Midland St., Bay City, MI 48706
  • Clements Electric204 S. Dean St., Bay City, MI 48706
  • Bay County Community Center: 800 JFK Drive, Bay City, MI 48706
  • Bay County Building515 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708
  • Midland Recyclers: 4305 E. Ashman St., Midland, MI 48642

ACCEPTED: Any type of holiday STRING lights including LEDs, mini-light strings, twinkle lights, and rope lights (working or not).


NOT ACCEPTED: Packaging, individual light bulbs, string reels, extensions cords, etc.

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Curbside Tree Collection

Real/live Christmas trees will be collected curbside from: 

January 4th-15th, 2021

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

Please have trees to the curb on your service day.