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Glass, plastic, paper and aluminum can be recycled on the island.  The recycling trailer is located across from the township hall.  The trailer is taken off the island and emptied on Monday & Thursday Mornings.  Currently, Cardboard recycling is available to island businesses only as part of a pilot program. The Township Board is working with state and county government to expand cardboard recycling to everyone on the island.  Residential cardboard can be recycled in Detour at their recycling facility located at 414 St. Mary Street.

Trash Removal

GFL Environmental and the D.I. Garbologist are the 2 waste management companies that serve the island.  GFL can be reach at (906) 635-3380 or The D.I. Garbologist can be reached at 906/493-5926 or In addition, GFL trash bags can be purchased at the EZ Mart or Bailey's Services and trash can be deposited in the GFL Dumpsters at each of these locations.  Please note, only GFL bags are permitted in the GFL dumpsters. 

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