City of Ionia

Trash and Recycle

Curbside Trash and Recycling Information. If questions, please phone City Hall at 616-527-4170.

Trash and Recycle Pickup

City of Ionia Trash-Garbage-Recycling PickupThe 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.

Trash Containers, Trash Bags, Rates

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)

  • 60 gallon container - $7.55/mo - $22.65/quarter
  • 90 gallon container - $8.00/mo - $24.00/quarter
  • Recycle container - $3.60/mo - $10.80/quarter
Trash/Recycle fees are a part of your quarterly utility billing.

Recycle Tubs

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:

Glass Recycling Guidelines

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.

Additional Information (Ionia County Resource Recovery Program)

Ionia Conservation District

  • General items, Pesticides (insecticides, herbicides & rodenticides)
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Home Improvement Products
  • From Your Hobbies
  • Electronic Collection

2020 Seasonal Waste Disposal Services Schedule

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 regarding these programs are identified in the downloadable document shown below the programs listed below:

  • Spring 'Dump-Your-Junk' Day
  • Fall 'Dump-Your-Junk' Day
  • Spring - Brush and Yard Waste Removal Program
  • Fall - Brush Removal Program
  • Bagged Leaves Pick-Up Program
  • Christmas Tree Recycling Program

2020 Ionia County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

*View the informational flyer in the following document file:

Compost Site, Apple Tree Drive

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.

City Calendar

City of Ionia City Calendar

114 North Kidd Street  Map
Ionia, Michigan 48846
Phone 616-527-4170

Fax 616-527-0810

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(Holiday exception)

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