City of Ionia
•  Round 1 Leaf Pickup - Monday, Oct. 14 thru Thursday, Oct. 24 (Leaves MUST be in Biodegradable Bags)

Trash and Recycle

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

Pickup Days, Trash-Garbage-Recycling Area Maps

City of Ionia Trash-Garbage-Recycling PickupThe City provides two maps for viewing trash-garbage-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 Cart Containers and Bags

Carts and/or Tagged Bags must be placed street-side by 7:00 A.M., on service pick up day. If you need trash bag tags, you may purchase them in lots of 10 for $16.00, from City Hall, Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm.

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's per the 2019 Recycle Calendar and Guidelines.

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.

2019 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

Holiday Service Calendar

Check the Granger Holiday Service Schedule calendar to find out how holidays affect trash and recycle pickup services.

Compost Site, Apple Tree Drive

Yard Debris and Small Branches. If you 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 of Ionia 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 city 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 City of Ionia Wellfield Property is protected and maintained by the City of Ionia personnel. The City of Ionia 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

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:00p
(Holiday exception)


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