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Job Opening: Water & Sewer Serviceperson
The City of St. Joseph is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Water & Sewer Serviceperson.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) Ceiling Removal and Cleanup at Howard Ice Arena
The City of St. Joseph is accepting proposals from interested area contractors for the removal of the ceiling material at the Howard Ice Arena, 2414 Willa Drive, St. Joseph, MI.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) Painting for the John E. N. Howard Band Shell
The City of St. Joseph is accepting proposals from interested area painting contractors for exterior painting at the John E. N. Howard Band Shell, 500 Port Street, St. Joseph, MI.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) Generator Service and Testing
The City of St. Joseph is accepting proposals from interested area vendors for its needs for Annual Generator Service and Testing at various lift stations and City owned buildings.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) City Right of Way (ROW) Tree Planting
The City of St. Joseph Department of Public Works is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide spring and fall planting of selected trees on public road right of way (or on City property) as specified by the City of St. Joseph Public Works Department.Read more ...
City of St. Joseph Seeking a City Clerk
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a City Clerk.Read more ...
April PFAS Test Results
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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are a group of chemicals that have been classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an emerging contaminant on the national level.
Planning Commission Meeting cancelled Thursday, July 11th
Please be advised that the Plannning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 11th at 4:30 p.m. has been cancelled. Click here to view the notice.
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Waste & Recycling
The City of St. Joseph provides weekly rubbish collection by contracting services with Best Way Disposal along with bi-weekly curbside recycling.
Best Way Disposal
Residential Rubbish is collected weekly under a City contract by Best Way Disposal. Best Way provides large gray two-wheeled carts for weekly collection. Place the cart at the curbside not earlier than 5pm the night before collection and please bring the cart in by 11am the morning following collection. If you need the removal of oversized items that cannot be collected with regular rubbish collection, please view our page about special pick-ups. All rubbish should be in a sealed bag or containter.
About Your Bin
To prepare materials to place in your bin, please follow the Curbside Recycling Guide, located below. Paper grocery sacks may be helpful and can be used if you wish. Please be sure tin cans are not hidden in between the newspapers. We recommend newspapers on the bottom and plastic, tin and glass on top to sheild the papers. Even if some of the papers get wet, they can still be recycled.
Your recycling day is every other week on the same day as your trash day. Place your bin by 7am at the curb on one side of your driveway. Place your garbage can on the other side of your driveway. This will ensure that recyclables are not confused with the garbage.
If a holiday falls on your collection day, your items will be picked up on the following day. The following holidays will be observed:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Curbside Recycling Guide
|Newspapers including inserts
|Lay on bottom of recycling bin, or place in grocery sack in recycling bin. -Cardboard must be no larger than 2'x2' and broken down -Keep newspaper separate from other paper|
|- Clear, Green and Brown Jars & Bottles||- Dishes
- Light Bulbs
- Remove lid or ring
- Labels may stay
- Place in bin
|PLASTIC & FOAM POLYSTYRENE|
|- Plastic Containers with 1-5 & 7 inside recycle symbol - Commingled Containers such as Aseptic Packaging & Gable Top Containers (milk and juice cartons)||- Plastic without recycle symbol
- Plastic Grocery Bags
- Packing Pellets
- Remove Cap
- Labels may stay
- Place in bin
|METAL & ALUMINUM|
|- Food Cans
- Pie Tins
- Lids from jars
|- Paint Cans
- Aerosol Cans
- Remove Labels
- Flatten (if possible)
- Place in bin
|NOTE: Any items not listed above or not properly prepared will be left in your recycling bin.|
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