Welcome to the Delta County Landfill, Delta Wide Recycling and Delta County Composting Website

While here, you have the to opportunity to learn useful information on how to make your trip to your Landfill, Recycling Center and Compost Site a safe and enjoyable experience. We have the following information available:

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions that are not answered here. Delta Solid Waste Management Authority also meets monthly and these are open to the public. View the meeting schedule.

Delta County Landfill, Delta Wide Recycling and Compost Site
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:00am-3:00pm
Thu 8:00am-6:00pm
Sat 8:00am-Noon
Compost site open 24/7

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 198
Escanaba, MI 49829

(906) 786-9056

Landfill Closure Dates

Delta County Landfill will be closed for recycling and waste drop off on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day (January 1)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Last Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)


Attention Brush and wood for Composting!

Effective: 21 March 2016 through 31 December 2016

Beginning April 1, 2016 we will no longer accept any wood material at the drop-off site. Brush and wood smaller than 3 inches in diameter and no longer than 6 feet in small quantities may be brought to the landfill during normal business hours. No logs, stumps, rocks or dirt.