Our History

Learn more about our beginnings and how we became the Granger of today.

1966

Granger Container was born.
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1968

Granger bought its first front-load truck.
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1974

Granger purchased Wood Street Landfill.
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1978

The Granger Foundation was created.
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1980

Granger purchased Grand River Avenue Landfill.
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1983

Granger introduced Curby carts.
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1985

Granger launched its first landfill gas-to-energy project.
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1989

Granger opened its Lansing Recycling Center.
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1991

Granger Construction and Waste Services separated into two companies.
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1991

Granger introduced residential curbside recycling service.
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2005

Granger Meadows Park was dedicated.
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2009

The Slow Down to Get Around bill was signed into law.
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2012

Granger introduced a new logo.
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2013

Granger Disposal Center of Alma and Granger Disposal Center of Lansing opened.
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2014

Granger Disposal Center of Jackson opened.
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2016

Granger celebrated 50 years!
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2017

Granger purchased Green Valley Recycling & Disposal.
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2017

Granger sold its Energy Division to focus on growing waste services.
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2020

Granger purchased Scooter’s Refuse.
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