Frequently Asked Questions

What holidays does Modern Waste Systems observe?

Modern Waste Systems does not run on the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Day

 

All pickups after the holiday will be delayed one (1) day. All pickups will be caught up by Saturday. If the holiday falls on either a Saturday or Sunday, your pickup day is not affected.


Does Modern Waste Systems collect yard clippings or other yard waste?

Effective March 28, 1995, Modern Waste Systems can no longer pick up the following:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Vegetables or other garden debris
  • Shrubbery
  • Tree trimmings less than 4 feet and two inches in diameter that can be converted into compost humus

 

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will enforce Public Act 264 (Yard Trimmings Diversion Act). Compost drop off is available at the Modern Waste System transfer station at 7245 S. Brooklyn Rd. in Napoleon.


What are the hours of operation?

Modern Waste Systems office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Transfer Station hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am-3:45 pm and Saturday 8:00 am -11:30 am.


Where can I send my payment?

You can mail your payment to the following address:

Modern Waste Systems
P.O. Box 275
Napoleon, MI 49261


Can I pay my bill in person?

You can make a payment in person at the Modern Waste Systems office at:

7245 S. Brooklyn Rd.
Napoleon, MI 49261

We accept cash, checks and credit cards.

Can I pay my bill in person?

You can make a payment in person at the Modern Waste Systems office at:

7245 S. Brooklyn Rd.
Napoleon, MI 49261

We accept cash, checks and credit cards.