Environmental Services

The Environmental Services Department oversees important environmental issues in the Battle Creek area, including:

  • Projects related to solid waste, recycling and residential trash pickup
  • Storm water permit compliance, outreach and education
  • Wellhead/drinking water protection, outreach and education 
  • Raising awareness in the community, through events like the Children's Water Festival, Kanoe the Kazoo and Krazy for the Kazoo 


 Click here for the 

Garbage & Recycling Pickup Map

 Republic Services logo with blue background 

Call 269-216-8008 

for any issues regarding your garbage, recycle and yard waste.


Join us on our Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners website:


  • Calhoun County Community Calendar
  • Recycle Events: Styrofoam, Electronics, Scrap Tire
  • Recycle, Garbage, Yard Waste information
  • Photo Contest
  • Krazy for the Kazoo: River Clean-Up
  • Earth Day Linear Path Clean-Up
  • Kanoe the Kazoo
  • Children's Water Festival



Click to view and download this year's calendar

Buildings in silhouette with pink and orange sky at sunset, with river in the foreground.

The City's Sustainability Plan

2019 Sustainability Plan cover image


 Join us on our Environmental BC YouTube Channel!

Watch our fun videos on Stormwater and Wellhead protection. 



Wellhead protection materials