Trash Collection & Recycling


Black-Trash-Bags-with-DrawstringThe Village of Elberta has residential curbside trash pick-up through Republic Services.  Household trash in a Republic bag or cart is picked up Friday mornings (Saturdays when there is a national holiday that week).  Bags or carts should be at the curb by 8 am on the day of pick-up.  Click to view the complete holiday schedule.

Garbage bags are sold at the Village Office at $25 for a pack of 10.

Residential 96 gal carts are also available at $15/mo through the Village.  Contact the Village Office at 231-352-7201 for more information or to sign up for a cart.

The Village contract with Republic also includes a reduced rate for business dumpsters.  Businesses should contact Republic Services directly at 877-698-7274 to make arrangements for trash services.


Recycling250Benzie County offers free residential single stream recycling at several drop-off locations throughout the county.  See the Benzie County Recycling  page for more information.

Spring Clean-Up

2017 Spring Clean-up is May 6th from 9 am – 2 pm for Village Residents only.  $25 per standard pick-up load.  See the  Spring Clean up 2017 Flyer for more details.