Community Partners

American Waste in the Community

At American Waste, community is the heart of our business. We rely on the communities we serve just as they rely on us. That's why it's so important to us to forge positive relationships with our neighbors, and to give back whenever possible to those who have supported us through the years.

American Waste takes pride in our community participation. You'll see trucks in local parades, notice our containers at community clean up days, find us supporting communities by providing renewable energy, and work side by side with our associates on area committees.

Civic, professional and school groups are invited to explore our state-of-the-art recycling facilities, through tours, presentations and other educational opportunities.

To learn more about American Waste's community activities, please  Email or for information about touring our facility click HERE For events, visit the Community Calendar.

Community Organizations

  • Bethany Christian Services
  • Centre Ice
  • Traverse City Northstars
  • Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools
  • Mt. Holiday
  • Northwestern Michigan Fair
  • The Father Fred Foundation
  • The Traverse City Beach Bums
  • Traverse City Area Public Schools
  • Traverse City Christian Schools
  • Women's Resource Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Michigan Green Consortium


  • Mud, Sweat and Beers
  • National Trout Festival
  • Suds n' Snow
  • Traverse City Film Festival
  • The VASA Ski Race
  • Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival
  • Traverse City Gus Macker Tournament
  • Boardman River Annual Clean Up
  • Bark in the Park - Bldg 50
  • CleanUp, GreenUp
  • TCAPS - Trashion