Waste Transfer Station Hours
Wednesday Noon - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Scott Erickson: Transfer Station Manager
Licensed Type II
Address: 8740 N Genes Rd. (off M123 State Hwy)
21 T49N R6W SW ¼ of NW ¼, 40 acres
to Township by the State (with reverter restriction #198300)
supplies within 1 mile
homes/structures within 1 mile
is not located near or on a designated historic district or archaeological
is not near a groundwater recharge area or wellhead protection area.
is in compliance with DEQ rules R229.4412 through R299.4416 regarding Type II
landfill location restrictions.
is not an area defined in Section 32301 of Part 323, Shorelands Protection and
Management of Act 451, or in areas of unique habitat as defined by the
Department of Natural Resources, Natural Features Inventory.
stream is from Whitefish Township from both East and West on Hwy M123
removal is contracted with Waste Management of the Eastern U.P.
structure: Manager Office and Compactor
for household refuge - compacts to 40 yards (10-11 ton)
top for non-compactable materials - 30 yards (2+ ton)
top for [large metal] recycling. Recycled
metal removal is contracted with Troops (Newberry)
closed trailer for recycling - glass, cans, newspaper, cardboard, plastics
Commercial, Construction & Demolition
vehicle or parts thereof unless they can be put into open tops
oil or antifreeze
area of facility property 40 acres
area sited for use <1 acre
days open per year 104
yearly disposal volume 120+
and brush debris is chipped and removed by Zellars (Newberry)
annual energy production
landfill gas recovery
current facilities are consistent with proven technologies.
Township by policy charges a fair fee to all within the service area.
to the transfer facility (Genes Road) is an all-season road off of State Hwy