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Cascade Township, Michigan
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Yard Waste Pick Up/Clean Up Day

Yard Waste PickupYard Waste Pick Up 

New this year: Only paper bags will be picked up.  Blue tags will not be accepted.  If you have blue tags from the past, please take them to the Township office and exchange them for Orange tags.  

Mondays, October 19 through December 7, 2020

You can purchase Yard Waste tags at the reception desk of the Township Offices from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Tags are $1.00 each. Pick up will be every Monday starting October 19 through December 7, 2020.
  • Please have your yard waste near the curb by SUNDAY at MIDNIGHT. 
  • Place an Orange tag on each bag of leaves or bundle of branches. (No grass clippings, dirt, sod, cement, sand or rocks please).
  • ONLY PAPER BAGS WILL BE PICKED UP WITH ORANGE TAGS.   Bags are not to exceed 30 lbs.
  • Sticks should be no longer than four feet in length and branches, logs and stumps are not to exceed one inch in diameter.
  • Residents 62 years of age and older will receive 20 tags FREE per calendar year, per household.
This service is only available in the restricted burn area.

The yard waste dumpsters will be available behind the Thornhills Fire Station during this time (October 19 through December 7).  There is no size limit but you must be able to put items in the dumpster yourself.  No stumps are allowed. 

Note: If you have blue tags left over from last spring or fall you will need to exchange them at the township office for Orange tags.   If you have orange tags left over from spring, please contact the township office (616) 949-1500 so your name/address can be added to the pick up list.  


Clean Up Day - CANCELLED FOR FALL, 2020


Location: Forest Hills Central Middle School (5810 Ada Drive SE)

FOR: Ada and Cascade Township residents. Identification is required to verify your residency within the townships of Ada or Cascade. If you live in Grand Rapids Township but your mailing address is Ada, you do not qualify.


WHERE: Forest Hills Central Middle School parking lot

ONE WAY ENTRY FROM ADA DRIVE, EXIT HALL DRIVE. Enter via Ada Drive near Alta Dale by Central Middle School.                                                                                         

WHAT:  Non-hazardous household waste, appliances, scrap metal, electronics for recycling (computers, TV’s, etc.), household items for
re-use, office paper for shredding.

NO YARD WASTE.  You will need to use leaf pick-up day, your curb side service or other sources for yard waste such as leaves, branches and brush.  

NO HAZARDOUS MATERIAL such as paint (open & dried paint cans okay), cleaners, batteries, or hazardous material will not be accepted. 


Republic Services:  For general trash and junk, appliances, scrap metal. No yard waste.

Salvation Army:  For used or new household items such as furniture, kitchen items and clothes.
Donation receipts available.

Shred-It:  For shedding of office paper, personal files and other documents. Up to 100 lbs. of personal sensitive documents.  

Comprenew: For electronic items such as computers, televisions and small appliances, cell phones, household batteries. (Large appliances are accepted by Republic Services).  

Please call Cascade Township (616) 949-1500 with questions.