For information regarding 'Curbside Trash and Recycling', please phone City Hall at 616-527-4170,
The City provides two maps for viewing trash and recycling area pickup days. One map covers the East area of Ionia, and the other the West area of Ionia. They are color-coded by area and pickup days.
View and download the maps at the links below.
Containers and/or Tagged Bags must be placed street-side by 7:00 A.M., on service pick up day. Trash bag tags are available for purchase in lots of 10 for $17.50, at City Hall, Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm.
Current Rates (effective 7/1/20)
All recycling in the City will be picked up by Granger every other Monday, regardless of your regular trash day. Recycle tubs must be placed street side by 7:00 A.M., on Monday. Click on the 'Recycle information and schedule' link below:
Recycle Info and Schedule for the City of Ionia
The recycling guidelines list plastic as an accepted material, so that must mean any plastic, right? Well, as it turns out, all plastic is not created equal and some of it is not recyclable with your household recycling collection or at your local recycling drop-off. Here’s a rundown on what’s ok to toss in your recycling cart and what’s not.
Article Source: Andrea Davis on September 11, 2020
Top 5 Plastics to Recycle and Not to Recycle
You can now place clear and colored glass bottles and containers in your recycle tub. You will need to rinse them clean and remove the lids. Labels may be left on containers.
Items that are NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags, CRT glass (monitors or TV screens), light bulbs, window glass, mirrors, drinking glasses, cups, bowls or plates.
Ionia County Resource Recovery Info
The City of Ionia offers its residents a variety of waste disposal programs throughout the year. All of the programs are FREE OF CHARGE. Details and schedule, regarding these programs, are presented in the document 'Download a File' shown below these following programs:
Download a File:
2021 Seasonal Waste Disposal Programs (PDF)
Yard Debris and Small Branches. If you are a City resident and/or property owner and have small branches (8 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length) and yard debris (weeds, leaves, dead vegetation) you may take it yourself to the City's compost site located at the end of Apple Tree Drive. Download a map at the link below,
Follow the signs at the end of Apple Tree Drive to the compost site. There is no entrance fee. Authorized vehicles only signs are posted. These signs are in place to notify non-city personnel that the Wellfield property is maintained by City personnel. The City Wellfield property is under camera surveillance at all times. You may enter onto the property to go to the compost site to dispose of your yard debris and small branches.
Download a File:
Map, Apple Tree Drive Compost Site